Governor proposes free college for New Mexico students

18 Sep 2019

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced a plan that would make New Mexico the second state to offer full college tuition to state residents.

The governor announced her plan at the state's Higher Education Summit at Central New Mexico Community College in Albuquerque. The proposal is for a "last dollar" program covering 100 percent of undergraduate tuition and fees not paid for by federal grants or the New Mexico Lottery Scholarship.

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