Alice Lloyd College was recognized by Forbes Magazine on the list of “75 Colleges With Free Or Reduced Tuition.” Forbes acknowledged Alice Lloyd College’s unique Appalachian Leadership Scholarship, which guarantees the full cost of tuition to students who reside in ALC’s 108-county service area. ALC was listed among prestigious institutions such as Harvard University, Princeton University, Stanford University, and Yale University.
The Forbes article is a direct response to the growing concern about rising student loan debt across the nation. On average, 2017 college graduates across the country had $40,000 in student loan debt upon graduation. The mission of Alice Lloyd College for over one hundred years has remained to provide a quality education to students from the Appalachian region regardless of their ability to afford tuition. By guaranteeing that each Alice Lloyd College student will pay zero out-of-pocket tuition costs, students are free to pursue a college degree without the fear of crippling debt upon graduation.
Consistently ranked by respected national publications like U.S. News and World Report and the Washington Monthly for being one of the top institutions in America for graduating students with the least amount of average debt, Alice Lloyd College has maintained a commitment to serve the Appalachian region through education.
To see the full list online, visit: https://www.forbes.com/sites/zackfriedman/2018/11/27/colleges-no-student-loans/#e7ae86f6156d