Fourth Year Free

Save Thousands on College with the Fourth-Year-Free Program for Spring 2020 Applicants

Free Tuition, Room & Board

Being in the fourth-year-free program won’t change anything the first three years of your four-year degree. But when you get to your last two semesters? You’ll see a huge difference in your bill because your tuition, room & board will be free. (At this year’s rate, that’s worth $10,556.)

That means you won’t have to pay for your classes—up to 17 credits—living in your residence hall, or your meals.

How to Qualify

  • Be a U.S. or Canadian citizen (or have U.S. permanent residency).
  • Enroll for a four-year degree.
  • Take at least 12 credit hours every semester.
  • Enroll as a residence hall student each semester. (If you’re a town student during any semester, you receive only free tuition your fourth year.)
  • Stay enrolled for 8 consecutive semesters.

Graduate Perspective

The Fourth-Year-Free was a huge blessing for my family. My older brother, Zach and I were both at PCC during the same time, and we were fortunate to have our parents help us out with the college bills. Having two of us in college was challenging, but with both of us enrolled in the Fourth-Year-Free it really helped make it possible.” —Tyler

How to Enroll

  • After you apply for admission to PCC, check your mailbox; if you’re eligible for the Fourth-Year-Free* program, you’ll get a letter asking if you would like to participate.
  • Send in the signed agreement form and pay $500 to reserve your spot in the program by June 15, 2019 for the fall semester.
  • Other Details:
    • Because the program awards only free tuition, room and board, you will be responsible to pay for any other expenses during your fourth year, including textbooks and fees.
    • If you participate in the Work Assistance Program during any of your first 6 semesters, you may be required to continue in the program during your 7th and 8th semesters to receive your fourth year free. See the Work Assistance Application for more details.
    • If you graduate before your 7th or 8th semester, you will not receive any tuition, room & board benefit for those semester(s).

*Tuition, room & board only (room & board may be taxable).This offer is open only to U.S. and Canadian citizens and U.S. permanent residents. PCC reserves the right to change tuition, room and board, and other fees as deemed necessary by the administration, including any necessary changes to the Fourth-Year-Free program. PCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, or national origin.

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