Excelsior Scholarship

  • State: New York
  • Coverage: Statewide
  • Status: Active
  • Institution Type: 2/4 - year
  • Funding: last dollar
  • Year(s): 2017
  • Funding Source: public
  • Matriculation Age: recent high school graduates and non traditional students
  • Semester(s) Covered: more than four semesters

School(s): Any City University of New York (CUNY) and State University of New York (SUNY).

Families and individuals making up to $125,000 per year will qualify to attend college tuition-free at all CUNY and SUNY two- and four-year colleges in New York State. The new program begins in the fall of 2017 and will be phased in over three years. The above information is taken from the Program’s website.

Program Links

  • Address:
    99 Washington Avenue
  • Albany, NY 12255
  • United States
  • Email:
  • Phone:
    (888) 697-4372

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