Midlands Technical College has frozen tuition for the 2021-22 school year, marking the second consecutive year that the college will not raise tuition rates.
MTC’s administration made the freeze recommendation and the Midlands Technical College Commission approve the plan during its monthly meeting on April 21.
“Many of our families have been dealing with financial setbacks caused by COVID-19,” Ron Rhames, MTC president, said in a news release. “The MTC Commission has always recognized that students are our priority and is committed to making sure a quality education is accessible and affordable.”
When the fall semester begins Aug. 23, the majority of MTC’s classes will be offered on-campus, according to the release. Flexible learning options including online and hybrid courses will also be available for many classes.
Deans each of MTC’s eight schools of study are monitoring class registration levels, and adjustments will be made to meet demand, according to the release.