Take Advantage of Two Years Free Tuition

Your first two years of tuition could be free! We want to remove financial barriers. There is no income requirement. 

What is Two Years Free?

Two Years Free* is Sierra College’s nickname for the CA State Promise Grant which covers the cost of tuition for eligible students. You may also hear it referred to as California Promise or AB-19 (Assembly Bill 19) and AB-2 (Assembly Bill 2).

* Due to a reduction in state funding for 2022-23, Two Years Free will be awarded on a tier system of first-come, first-serve priorities. 

What does Two Years Free cover?

Your tuition (the cost of your class units); $46 per unit. 

What does Two Years Free not cover?

  • Health Center fee
  • Student Center fee
  • Books
  • Transportation
  • Living expenses

2022/2023 Eligibility Requirements and How to Apply

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