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The $30K Commitment

30K CommitmentThe Commitment

Students commit to:

  • 30 credits per year
  • Graduating in four years

Schools commit to:

  • Locking in at a low rate of $30,000
  • Two degrees in four years
  • Offering high-interest programs that are high demand in the workforce
  • Aligning educational options with regional needs

The Program

You can now lock in the cost of your associate and bachelor’s degrees at $30,000 and get the education and training you need for a high-demand career.

Start your educational path at Mount Wachusett Community College or Quinsigamond Community College, earn an associate degree, and transfer to Fitchburg State University or Worcester State University.

30K Commitment Programs

The Benefits

The versatility of Central Massachusetts’ public higher education institutions gives students a range of affordable options. Earn two degrees in four years in your chosen field for $30,000 in total, making it one of the most affordable options in the entire Northeast.

In order to qualify you must be:

  • full time
  • non-residential
  • in-state
  • college ready

Your cost may be further reduced if you are eligible for financial aid.

The Workforce

These four institutions aim to develop students’ career potential while meeting the workforce needs of Massachusetts. The programs offered support economic growth and vitality throughout our region.

Get Started

Fitchburg State University

160 Pearl St., Fitchburg, MA 01420

Mount Wachusett Community College

444 Green St., Gardner, MA 01440

Quinsigamond Community College

670 West Boylston St., Worcester, MA 01606