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Not necessarily. If you go to a state school (UC or CSU systems) it will be less expensive, though, if you can claim in-state residency.

For it to be free... well... that's only in the realm of full-ride scholarships and grants.

If you have been a resident of California for the required time you will not have to pay tuition but you will need to pay fees.

Community college can be free. Students who do not meet AOTC's academic requirements (such as those who already hold a bachelor's degree or only take one course each term) can qualify for the federal Lifetime Learning tax credit, which provides a tax credit equal to 20 percent of fees. Finally, those not claiming the credits may be eligible for a tax deduction of up to $4,000 of the cost of fees. We estimate that roughly two-thirds of CCC students would qualify for full fee coverage through the BOG waiver program or AOTC. About 90 percent of CCC students would qualify for either a fee waiver or a full or partial tax offset to their fees.

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