Application fees waived for College Application Day

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TheStatehouseFile.com

INDIANAPOLIS — Fourteen Indiana colleges taking part in College Application Day on Oct. 21 will waive application fees for all Hoosier high school students. Seven of those colleges are waiving application fees for the entire month of October.

The day, sponsored in partnership with Learn More Indiana and the national American College Application Campaign, is aimed at increasing the number of first-generation and low-income students pursuing an education beyond high school, according to a press release.

Colleges and universities can designate any day deemed most appropriate for their schedules as College Application Day. Indiana high schools participate during the school day to help high school seniors navigate the complex college admissions process and ensure they apply to at least one postsecondary institution.

“The value of higher education has never been greater,” Commissioner for Higher Education Teresa Tubbers said in a statement. “College Application Day encourages students to take a critical early step toward improving their futures by applying to college.”

The following seven Indiana schools are waiving application fees on Oct. 21:

  • Goshen College
  • Indiana State University
  • Indiana University East
  • Indiana University Kokomo
  • Indiana University Southeast
  • Indiana University South Bend
  • Vincennes University

The following seven Indiana schools are waiving application fees for the month of October:

  • Grace College
  • Ivy Tech Community College
  • Marian University
  • Purdue University Northwest
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
  • Saint Joseph’s College
  • Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

All 50 states participate in the national initiative throughout the year. For more information, visit LearnMoreIndiana.org/College.

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