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Lake Tahoe College Promise


Lake Tahoe Community College firmly believes that education should be accessible to anyone who wishes to pursue it. We understand that the cost of college can be a major barrier for lots of people. LTCC is breaking down those barriers by providing a wide array of programs that can make college low-cost or even free for just about anyone! Explore the links below and let's see how we can make your dreams of a college education a reality.

Promise Students

Explore all the options for making your college education low cost, and maybe even free!:

One of the most comprehensive Promise programs in the entire country can be found at LTCC! Full-time students who are new to college may be eligible for free tuition for up to three years, plus free textbooks, $100/quarter credit in the bookstore, dedicated counseling, priority registration, incentives for two-year degree completion, and a lot more! Available to all California residents and Dreamers, plus Nevada residents and Dreamers living within the Tahoe Basin.

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Students who want to take classes part-time can take advantage of the Promise Grant. If you don't qualify for the Lake Tahoe College Promise because you've attended college before, the Promise Grant may be for you! Check out the eligibility requirements.

A wealth of free services and opportunities that can make college possible are available to eligible students through this office. Get connected to their Basic Needs Center (provides nutrition, child care, transportation and housing support, plus more), and find out about free mentoring, textbooks, counseling services, free college tours, and cultural trips!

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In addition to the above, LTCC also offers a number of financial aid programs that can make college free or low-cost for just about anyone. Take the time to reach out to our friendly Financial Aid staff and learn about what you're eligible for, and how you can earn a degree debt-free.

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Connect with loads of free services and college materials! From nutrition to free textbooks and Chromebooks to help with child care and housing, LTCC's Basic Needs Center can go a long way toward making your college dream a reality.

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Every Spring, LTCC's Foundation awards thousands of dollars in scholarships to all kinds of students from various backgrounds. Your academic success and commitment to serving our community can translate into a lot of money for college that never needs repaying!

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Lake Tahoe Community College
One College Drive
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 541-4660 x 211