The Commonwealth Commitment allows students from Massachusetts to significantly lower the cost of a bachelor’s degree by beginning at a community college and transferring to a four-year campus.
Under the program, students commit to:
In return, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts commits to:
Commonwealth Commitment students will remain eligible for MassTransfer tuition waivers upon entering a four-year institution from a community college.
On average, successful participants in the Commonwealth Commitment will save $5,090 on the cost of their degree.
The Commonwealth Commitment is available to students enrolling in one of 24 Commonwealth Commitment/Mass Transfer Pathways programs that will roll out in fall 2016 (14 programs) and fall 2017 (10 additional programs).