Tuition-Free US Universities Open to Nigerians and Other International Students

Taiwo Ajayi
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Dreams of pursuing higher education in the United States can now become a reality for international students, including Nigerians, as several institutions offer tuition-free programs for the 2024/2025 academic session.

Here are the top tuition-free universities in the USA:

Alice Lloyd College: Located in Kentucky, this liberal arts university provides tuition-free education and offers majors in various subjects, including business, manufacturing, family studies, and human development.

Berea College: Founded in 1855 in Kentucky, Berea College offers full-tuition scholarships to every student, along with additional support for living expenses through a work-study program.

City University of New York (CUNY): As the largest urban university system in the US, CUNY offers full-tuition scholarships for students joining their teacher academy, guaranteeing a teaching position upon graduation.

College of the Ozarks: Situated in Missouri, this Christian liberal arts college provides tuition-free education and emphasizes work-study programs to cover expenses.

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Curtis Institute of Music: This conservatory in Philadelphia offers full-tuition scholarships to all admitted students pursuing degrees in music performance or opera studies.

Deep Springs College: A small liberal arts junior college in California, Deep Springs offers full scholarships covering tuition, room, and board, with students engaged in work-study on campus.

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering: Located in Massachusetts, Olin College offers generous merit-based scholarships to admitted students, though the scholarship policy has been reduced by 50 percent.

State of Washington Universities: Both the University of Washington and Washington State University provide need-based programs covering full-tuition expenses for eligible students.

US Academies: Comprising institutions like the US Military Academy and US Naval Academy, these academies offer full-tuition scholarships and stipends in exchange for service.

Webb Institute: Situated in New York, Webb Institute offers degrees in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering with full-tuition scholarships for all admitted students.

These tuition-free universities present excellent opportunities for international students to pursue higher education in the United States without the financial burden of tuition fees.

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