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Augusta, Maine

State freezes community college tuitions

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The Board of Trustees of the Maine Community College System has voted to keep tuition and fees at current levels for the coming academic year. The vote Wednesday means that Maine’s seven community colleges will continue to have the lowest tuition and fees in New England. For a full-time student, the average cost to attend will remain at roughly $3,300 a year. Maine’s seven community colleges serve more than 18,500 students. The Board also approved new associate degree programs in autism spectrum disorders and education, and approved a new one-year collective bargaining agreement extension with the Maine State Employees Association Supervisory Services Bargaining Unit.

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