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MUW offering free tuition to EMCC students

COLUMBUS — Mississippi University for Women (MUW) has begun offering free tuition to Lowndes County students who’ve completed their associate’s degrees at East Mississippi Community College (EMCC) with at least 2.5 grade point average. Bucky Wesley, vice president of student services for MUW, says students must have exhausted all other scholarship and grant possibilities before qualifying for the program at ...

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Jones: Tuition on the way up

UM chancellor first to acknowledge that costs for students will have to rise   When Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning officials made their budget pitch to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, IHL Commissioner Dr. Hank Bounds said that tuition increases at the state’s eight colleges and universities might be needed to make up for the loss in state funds due ...

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College savings: Are you prepared to pay for college?

A lot has transpired since College Savings Mississippi enrolled its first student in the Mississippi Prepaid Affordable College Tuition (MPACT) plan back in 1997. Thousands of Mississippi families have taken advantage of MPACT, our guaranteed prepaid college tuition plan and the Mississippi Affordable College Savings Program (MACS), our flexible and affordable college savings plan. We’ve also seen the cost of tuition ...

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