Granite State College: University System of New Hampshire


Senior Tuition Waiver Program

Granite State College encourages New Hampshire residents 65 years and older to participate in courses by providing tuition remission on a space available basis. “Space available” means that a seat is available without excluding paying students.

The College has a limited number of senior tuition waivers for those enrolling for credit. Payment of the registration fee and any lab or material fee is required. An individual may be granted no more than one waiver per term, not to exceed four per year.

Tuition Waiver for Foster
Children Program

The Tuition Waiver for Foster Children provides tuition and fee waivers for up to 20 students each year, who are eligible foster children and enrolled full time in a program leading to a certificate, associate, or bachelor’s degree at any 2 or 4 year New Hampshire public institution. To be eligible, the student must:
  • Be a New Hampshire resident
  • Be less than 23 years old
  • Be enrolled full-time at a 2 or 4-year New Hampshire public institution
  • Have a valid FAFSA

National Guard Tuition
Waiver Program

The tuition waiver program is available to students serving in the New Hampshire Air and Army National Guard. New Hampshire National Guard Waivers are for tuition costs only on a space available basis which means that a seat is available in a course without excluding paying students.

Learn more about the National Guard Tuition Waiver Program