BALTIMORE (WBFF) – Coppin State University is tagging on to Mayor Catherine Pugh’s offer of free college tuition for public school students in Baltimore.

Coppin announced Thursday that any city high school graduate who also gets an Associate’s Degree from Baltimore City Community College will be able to get free tuition at Coppin State for two years.

The plan will take effect with the entering class of 2018.

“We are all inspired by Mayor Pugh’s proposal to provide free community college for all Baltimore public high school graduates,” said Coppin State president Maria Thompson in a statement.  More….