The Boston Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development has opened applications for the Fall 2021 Tuition-Free Community College Plan (TFCC).

Through this program, the City of Boston commits to pay for up to three years of college for low-income eligible students.


To enroll in TFCC, you must:

  • Be a Boston resident
  • Receive your high school credential (diploma, HiSET, or GED) within 18 months of starting the plan
  • Have a grade-point average of at least 2.0
  • Require no more than three developmental courses by the start of the semester
  • Be eligible for a Pell Grant, per the FAFSA
  • Have low to moderate household income, per HUD guidelines


Participating colleges include: Bunker Hill, Massasoit, MassBay, and Roxbury Community Colleges; Urban College of Boston; and Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology. Fall 2021 applications are due by June 20, 2021.


For more information: visit this link or this FAQ page

For the application: visit this link


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