Wisconsin Plan: Free Tuition for 1st-Generation Transfers

Students who transfer from one of several two-year colleges to UW-Madison, and would be the first in their family to get a degree, will receive at least one year of free tuition at the flagship campus under a proposal officials will announce Thursday — but only if the state provides enough new funding to make it happen.

UW-Madison is also changing the contracts that guarantee admission for students who spend two years at the UW Colleges and certain technical schools, including Madison Area Technical College.

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