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Tuition Guarantee

Tuition Guarantee Program
To apply for Tuition Guarantee Program, individuals should review the guidelines below to ensure they qualify and then complete the online application by clicking the link below.

Program Details

Our Tuition Guarantee program is coordinated with federal and state aid and scholarship funds to assure that your tuition will be paid for four consecutive regular academic semesters.  Your participation under this program is contingent upon your compliance with a few requirements and the availability of program funds.

To take advantage of the Tuition Guarantee program, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Graduate from high school by the end of May.  
  • Take the American College Test (ACT) before the end of May.
  • Submit this signed agreement to the Financial Aid Office by the end of May.
  • Apply for the Mississippi Tuition Assistance Grant (MTAG) before the end of May.  (Regardless of the outcome, it is the student’s responsibility to provide that documentation to the Financial Aid Office.)
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) before the end of May. (Regardless of the outcome, it is the student’s responsibility to provide that documentation to the Financial Aid Office.)
  • Enroll in NEMCC for the fall semester following your high school graduation as a full-time student (at least 15 academic hours).
  • Students are strongly encouraged to take as much credit as practical at their nearest Northeast location.

Tuition Guarantee Assistance will only be used after all applicable federal, state, and institutional grant/scholarship funds have been applied toward your tuition.

The Tuition Guarantee program is available to you for four consecutive, regular semesters (summer school is not included in the program) beginning with the fall semester of your freshmen year.  This application will cover your two freshmen semesters.  You must apply again next year for assistance during your sophomore year.  

To continue to receive Tuition Guarantee assistance under this program, you must:

  •  Maintain full-time status (at least 15 hours per semester)
  •  Earn at least a cumulative 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale

If either one of the above requirements are not met in any semester, you will be removed from the program and will no longer be eligible for Tuition Guarantee program assistance.

To appeal your Tuition Guarantee non-award, contact the Development Foundation Office at 662.720.7185.

By entering the Tuition Guarantee program, you are granting us permission to release grades and or/attendance information to your parents and groups/organizations affiliated with implementing and administering of this program.