CState Accelerate

CState Accelerate is a program designed to help students graduate with an associate’s degree within three years and then transfer to a four-year college or enter the workforce. 


Students must:

  • Be Pell eligible
  • In good academic and financial standing
  • Have fewer than 24 credit hours completed
  • Be on track to complete an approved associate degree within three years

Core Components

  • Academic support through graduation
  • Assistance with tuition, fees, and books
  • Additional financial incentives
  • Connect to college resources and opportunities
  • External referrals to social service agencies
  • Community enrichment activities


Student CommitmentCollege Commitment
Engage regularly with Cstate Accelerate staff Last dollar funding for Pell Eligible students to fill gap after applying financial aid award
Utilize college success resources as recommended Defined financial incentives for life obstacles
Maintain full-time enrollment ( minimum of 12 credit hours) in approved associates degree Personal academic advising/supportive services
Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) annually Robust supports to mitigate barriers
Engage in peer/community activities

Enrolling for Fall 2021
To inquire further about the program click below.

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