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First Year Promise: A crucial step to college for all

Mehek Kapur, Staff Reporter

June 18, 2019

De Anza’s new First Year Promise program offers free tuition plus a $500 textbook stipend to students in their first year of college starting this fall. This would not only boost enrollment, but also help De Anza fulfill its stated goal of being more equitable, accessible and affordable. Funding from...

De Anza offers first year tuition free to qualifying new students

Lianna Martinez, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2019

De Anza College will implement a new First Year Promise program offering free tuition and $500 for textbooks to students in their first year of college starting this fall. “Eligibility is based on state guidelines and is not based on income,” said Rob Mieso, vice president of student services...