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Fall River, MA 02720

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MassReconnectA proposal to cover the cost of community college for Massachusetts adult learners 

Thanks to a new program proposed by Governor Maura Healey college is Within Reach – more than ever! - for students age 25 and older without a college degree.  

On March 1, 2023, Massachusetts Governor Maura Healey proposed funding to create the MassReconnect program, which would cover the cost of community college for all Massachusetts resident age 25 or older without an equivalent credential.  

If you’re 25+ and interested in going to college, now is the time to Make it Happen! 


MassReconnect will support students for up to four years from initial acceptance until completion of an associate degree.   

The program is available to students who meet the following criteria:  

  • 25 years old or older as of the first day of classes 
  • Resident of Massachusetts for at least one year  
  • High school diploma or equivalent  
  • Have not previously completed a postsecondary (college) degree 
  • Have submitted a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) 
  • Enrolled in six or more credits for an associate degree or certificate program 

Take the Next Step 

While the program goes through the approval process in the Massachusetts Legislatureyou can get the admissions process started.  

Complete this interest form and we will keep you updated on the MassReconnect program.  

I’m interested in learning more

Complete the admissions application to start the enrollment process.

Apply Now

What’s holding you back? It’s time to make it happen! 

This is a game changer for adults interested in earning a degree or certificate to earn more, gain skills or change careers.  

The idea of going back to college or starting college can seem overwhelming. Bristol has so much to offer adult learners – we have the resources to help you learn, grow and succeed. Learn more here.