Want to learn something new? All 50 states offer some free or cheap college programs for retirees

Retirees, you’re already a bona-fide graduate of the school of hard knocks – your decades of full-time employment. There’s still plenty to learn, however, whether your goal is pursuing a second act in your career or lifelong learning to keep your brain sharp.

Across the country, retirees can take advantage of free (or close to it) college courses for older residents at various public and private institutions. Some programs allow folks as young as 55 to participate.

Most free-tuition programs make older students wait until registration for classes has closed and the add-drop period has ended. In other words, paying students generally get first priority, and you’ll only be able to enroll “on a space-available basis.” 

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