A Commitment To Opportunity

From Dream to Degree. Tuition Free.

The Los Rios Promise offers full time students two years of tuition free education at any of our student-centered colleges.

At Los Rios, we believe all students in the Sacramento region deserve a quality college education and cost should not be a barrier.

We are committed to serving students interested in pursuing higher education by removing financial obstacles and providing equal access to student support services.

To Be Eligible, You Must:


Be a California resident


Be a first time college student


Maintain a minimum of 12 units per semester throughout your two years

Our Commitment

Two years at Los Rios Community College District tuition free for eligible applicants

Resources to help you reach your goals

Support to create an educational plan and register for courses

How To Apply

Fall 2019 application deadline: August 14


Apply for admission to any Los Rios college


Complete the FAFSA or California Dream Act Application


You will receive an email once your Promise funding has been confirmed


Make an appointment to create an education plan