University of Nebraska waiving tuition for qualifying in-state students
The University of Nebraska is implementing a new policy that will waive tuition costs for in-state students who qualify, school president Ted Carter announced on Friday.
Carter announced the “Nebraska Promise” to potential in-state students on Friday, sending out a message on social media.
“If you are a Nebraska undergraduate with a family income of $60,000 or less, you can attend NU tuition-free,” Carter wrote. “This is about taking care of Nebraskans. We know many of you are struggling. We’re here to help.”
This new policy will to apply to students attending any of the University of Nebraska’s three campuses, as well as online class. It will also apply to incoming and current undergraduate students.
According to the new website dedicated to the “Nebraska Promise,” the university wanted to continue to support potential students and families who have been significantly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. More information can be found on the website.