First Year Free at AHC!

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The Hancock Promise is a new program to provide high school graduates with the opportunity to get their first year of tuition for free at Allan Hancock College. The program removes financial barriers and creates pathways to increase college readiness, access, affordability, and success for all students and their families. The Hancock Promise begins fall 2018, and is open to all students who enroll at Hancock immediately after graduating from a high school located in the Allan Hancock Joint Community College District. 

Benefits for students include:

  • Save more than $1,200 in tuition and fees during first year at Allan Hancock College
  • Register for classes early with priority registration
  • Set an academic plan for success with personalized counseling
  • Receive free tutoring and other academic support services

 The Hancock Promise Progression

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Bulldog Bound introduces fifth- through eighth-grade students and their families to the college

Path to Promise leverages programs and services for high school students and prepares them to succeed in college

The Hancock Promise provides high school graduates with their first year free (tuition and fees) at the college

The Extended Promise focuses on ensuring success with graduation or transfer during a student's second year at the college. 

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"Education is a gift that none can take away." 
- American Proverb

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Last Modified Aug 21, 2017