Lake Tahoe College Promise

Free college your first year.
For anyone around the lake.
That's our promise to you.
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Complete this form and a member of our Admissions team will contact you about the Lake Tahoe College Promise.



First-time college students attending Lake Tahoe Community College full time will pay absolutely NO tuition for their first year! This Promise is for all California residents, and for any Nevada resident of the Tahoe Basin living along the lake. Dreamers, too!

Whether you're 18 or 68, if you are a first-time college student and a California resident or AB540 eligible, or a Nevada resident of the Tahoe Basin, you may qualify for:

  • Free tuition for your first year at LTCC (Fall, Winter, Spring)
  • Unlimited Tahoe Transportation District bus rides within the South Shore
  • Free tutoring, academic counseling and other support services

Now is the ideal time to pursue your dreams of furthering your education!