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For Immediate Release


Community College Awareness Month: Top 4 Ways College Transfer Saves Students Money

4/24/2017

1. Tuition: Save on tuition and fees by getting an associate degree at New River Community College before transferring to pursue a bachelorís degree. Average yearly tuition and fees at community colleges are about 1/3 less than at Virginiaís public four-year schools, https://www.vawizard.org/wizard/financing-college !

2. Guaranteed Admission Program: Students who first earn an associate degree at New River Community College and meet GPA and other requirements, are guaranteed admission to more than 30 public and private four-year colleges and universities in Virginia. http://www.nr.edu/transfer/

3. Transfer Grant Fund: Qualifying students who complete an associate degree at New River Community College and then transfer to a participating Virginia four-year college or university may receive a grant fund of up to $3,000 annually. https://www.vawizard.org/wizard/transferGrant

4. Fewer Loans: Because Virginiaís Community Colleges are so affordable, 86% of students do not need to obtain loans to cover tuition!
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