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The 30k Commitment


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You can now earn your associate and bachelor’s degrees for $30,000--and get the education and training you need for a high-demand career. Start your educational path at Quinsigamond Community College, earn an associate degree, and transfer to Fitchburg State University or Worcester State University.


Degree Earn Your Associate Degree Complete Your Bachelor’s Degree
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The Benefits

The versatility of Central Massachusetts’ public higher education institutions gives students a range of affordable options. Earn 2 degrees in 4 years in your chosen field for $30,000, making it one of the most affordable options in the entire Northeast.
In order to qualify you must be:

  • Full time
  • Non-residential
  • In-state
  • College ready

Your cost may be further reduced if you are eligible for financial aid.

The commitment

Students commit to:
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30 credits per year Graduating in 4 years
Schools commit to:
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Locking in at a low rate of $30,000 2 degrees in 4 years
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Offering high interest programs that are high demand in the workforce Aligning educational options with regional needs

the workforce

These four institutions aim to develop students’ career potential while meeting the workforce needs of Massachusetts. The programs offered support economic growth and vitality throughout our region.