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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of Southern California will phase in free tuition for students from families with an annual income of $80,000 or less, USC President Carol L. Folt announced Thursday.
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As part of the initiative, ownership of a home will not be counted in determining a student's financial need to attend the expensive Los Angeles private college.
"We're opening the door wider to make a USC education possible for talented students from all walks of life," Folt said in a statement.
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The changes will be phased in beginning with first-year students entering USC in the fall of 2020 and the spring of 2021, USC said.