Free college tuition programs have proved effective in helping mitigate the system’s current inequities by increasing college enrollment, lowering dependence on student loan debt and improving completion rates, especially among students of color and lower-income students who are often the first in their family

Free College Could Help Close the Opportunity Gap

While federal financial aid and scholarships help students afford college, these resources may be challenging to access and understand, particularly for first-generation college students who need them the most

 

Pros Cons
Free tuition education might lower the wage gap Students might not value the education anymore
Lower unemployment rates Declining quality of college education
Pressure on the students can decrease Several students may not be suitable for the college