College Access Partners

Seattle Promise

College for Every Seattle Student

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Seattle Promise brings college education within reach for every Seattle public high school student, no matter your grades or finances. Students accepted to the program can receive up to two years (or 90 credits) of free college tuition at North Seattle College, Seattle Central College, or South Seattle College, as well as personalized support to transition from high school and succeed in college.

All Seattle public high school students in the 2020 graduating class are eligible. Students will begin their studies at Seattle Colleges in fall 2020.

The Support You Need To Thrive In College

Focus on your studies without the financial burden of tuition. During your senior year of high school, we’ll help you complete college and financial aid applications, choose your first classes, and help you prepare for college success.

Seattle Promise Includes

FREE TUITION: Two years (or up to 90 credits) of free tuition at the Seattle Colleges.
COLLEGE PREPARATION: Support preparing for life on campus, assistance choosing and registering for classes, introductions to college instructors and more to help you get ready for college.
YEAR-ROUND SUPPORT: Regular check-ins with the Seattle Promise team to help you navigate your college experience from start to finish.
LONG-TERM PLANNING: Advising to help plan your next steps, including opportunities for gaining a summer internship and work experience.
FINANCIAL SUPPORT BEYOND TUITION: Assistance with other school-related expenses such as books, child care, food, housing, and transportation.

Contact Info

Derek Reddicks
Outreach Specialist