Full Time + First Time = Free

Merced College offers first time college students who enroll in at least 12 units free tuition for two years. 

Who is eligible?
- California residents or students who are eligible for AB540 or AB2000. 
- Complete the FAFSA or Dream Act application.
- Enroll in 12 or more units.*

*Summer terms not eligible

Next Steps*
- Complete the FAFSA or Dream Act application. 
- Complete the MC4FREE Commitment Contract.
- Enroll in at least 12 units at Merced College.
- Successfully complete 12 units each semester

*Without Completing the Steps you may not be eligible! 

Don't forget to apply each year! 

MC4FREE Commitment Contracts

 - If you want to check your eligibility stop by the FA Office in Merced or Los Banos campus, or schedule a navigate appointment.