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MSJC Promise

The MSJC Promise removes a major financial barrier to attending college by providing first-time, full-time students with FREE tuition beginning Fall 2019.*

Textbook and fee assistance is also available through the MSJC Foundation Help a Student Grant.*

To be eligible for the MSJC Promise, students must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Must apply for admission at
  • Must join the First-Year Experience program 
  • Must be a California resident or exempt group
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Must be a first-time student (no transfer units)
  • Must apply for FAFSA or California Dream Act Application 
  • Must be enrolled in and complete at least 12 units per term in the Fall and Spring semesters
  • Must take English, Math and GUID-100 (College Success) in the first year
  • Must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA while at MSJC  

Join us at MSJC, where we transform learners, communities and lives. 

Apply for admission today at and begin achieving your academic dreams.

FYE Applications for the 2020-21 academic year are now being accepted. 

Submit your MSJC FYE Application today

For more information, read our Frequently Asked Questions, email ​or call 951-639-5240

*While funds are available.