OCCC Tuition Waiver Program

Are you graduating from high school in 2018 and looking for a smart place to continue your education? Have you taken the ACT and have at least a GPA of 3.25? If so, you may qualify for OCCC’s Freshman Academic Waiver Program which can make attending college much more affordable. So make the smart choice and begin your college career at OCCC!

Award Deadlines:  Students who are admitted and apply for the program by March 1st, will receive priority consideration.  No application will be accepted after the absolute deadline of July 1st.

The OCCC Tuition Waiver Program is based on composite ACT scores and high school GPAs. Available award levels are as follows:

  • Academic Elite: 15 credit hours of tuition waiver per semester (60 total)
  • Academic Excellence: 12 credit hours of tuition waiver per semester (48 total)
  • Academic Honors: 9 credit hours of tuition wavier per semester (36 total)
  • Academic Select: 6 credit hours of tuition waiver per semester (24 total)

 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be admitted to OCCC
  • Must submit the waiver application and upload official ACT scores and most recent high school transcript
  • Must be a 2018 high school graduate
  • Must enroll full-time (no less than 12 credit hours) for the 2018 Fall semester no later than the first day of Fall 16 week classes.
  • Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States (no exceptions)

Continued Eligibility

  • Student must maintain a 2.75 GPA or higher
  • Student must maintain full-time enrollment (excluding Summers)
  • Student must be enrolled no later than the first day of classes for the Fall and Spring semesters

Application