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Maryland

This is the policy for tuition waivers for senior citizens in the state of Maryland.
"254.0 VIII-2.30- POLICY ON WAIVER OF TUITION AND GRANTING OF OTHER PRIVILEGES

FOR SENIOR CITIZENS OF THE STATE OF MARYLAND

(Approved by the Board of Regents, November 30, 1989)
It is the policy of the University of Maryland System to
extend special privileges, where practicable, to senior citizens
who are residents of the State of Maryland. The term "senior
citizen" includes any individual who is sixty years of age or
older, who is retired and whose chief income is derived from
retirement benefits,and who is not employed full time.
Privileges to be extended to such individuals shall include,
subject to certain conditions, waiver of tuition for
undergraduate and graduate courses, use of the libraries, and
such other privileges as individual institutions shall determine."
To read the waiver in it's entirety read here.

A List of Colleges and Universities in Maryland:

Bowie State …

Maine

"Senior Citizens

For the purpose of administering this waiver, “senior citizens” are defined as Maine residents who are, or will become, 65 years of age during the semester for which they are requesting the waiver.
The Board of Trustees authorizes the waiver of tuition for senior citizens who register for undergraduate courses on a credit basis at any unit of the University of Maine System.  Applicants must establish financial need."

This information is cited from this link.

Here is a list of the Public Universities in Maine.

University of Maine System

University of Maine at Augusta - http://www.uma.edu/
Contact Info: 1.877.862.1234
* Senior citizens tuition waivers are need based.  For more information click here.

University of Maine at Farmington - http://www.umf.maine.edu/
Contact Info: 207.778.7000

University of Maine at Fort Kent
Contact Info:
Here is the application for tuition waiver for senior citizens.

University of Maine at Machias -http://www.umm.maine.edu/
Contact Inf…

Louisiana

In searching for an exact statute concerning tuition waivers for senior citizens in the state of Louisiana, I have been unable to locate it.  However, I will continue to look and update this entry when I can locate it.  Here are a list of all colleges, universities and community colleges in the state.  Not all instituitions may have senior citizens waiver or discounts including some of the ones listed below.  Colleges that I found a direct indication that they provided discounts or free tuition has a link underneath the college.
Update:  Concerning RS 17: 1807 "§1807. Persons over fifty-five; exemption from tuition; fifty percent reduction in cost of textbooks

A. Any person age fifty-five years or over who registers for one or more courses of instruction at a public college or university in this state and who is a resident of this state shall be exempt from the payment of tuition and other registration fees and shall receive a fifty percent reduction in the cost of textbooks, refer…

Kentucky

This is the statute concerning college tuition waivers in the state of Kentucky.

" 164.284 Waiver of tuition and fees for person sixty-five or older -- Conditions.



(1) When any person sixty-five (65) years of age or older, who is a resident of the Commonwealth, is admitted and enrolls as a student in any state-supported institution of higher learning in this Commonwealth, the board of trustees of the institution or other appropriate institution officials shall waive all tuition charges and fees for such student, except as provided in subsection (2) of this section.


(2) In the event that classes are full or the granting of free admission requires additional units, the institution may deny admission under this section.


History: Created 1976 Ky. Acts ch. 319, sec. 1"

Here is a list of the public universities in Kentucky:

Eastern Kentucky University -http://www.eku.edu/
Contact Info: 859.622.2106



Kentucky State University -http://www.kysu.edu/
Contact Info: 502.597.6000


Morehead Sta…

Kansas

There are some colleges, universities, and community colleges that offer tuition waivers and discounts to senior citizens.  I have listed all colleges and universities below with links to programs for seniors that I have actually found.  The ones listed without a link to a specific program may not have any discounts.  The  contact information is listed in order for you to check with the registrar in those cases.  The Kansas Board of Regents dictates tuition waivers, however, I was unable to find a specific statue on their website.





Emporia State University- http://www.emporia.edu/
Contact Info: 620.341.1200
* Those 60 and over can audit classes free.  Find out more here.

Fort Hays State University -http://www.fhsu.edu/
Contact Info: 785.628.4000

Kansas State University-http://www.k-state.edu/
Contact Info: 785.532.6011

Pittsburg State University -http://www.pittstate.edu/
Contact Info: 620.235.4251

University of Kansas -http://www.ku.edu/
Contact Info: 785.864.2700
*Senior Citizen 60 and o…

Iowa

Image by mathplourde via FlickrIf you are a senior citizen and reside in the state of Iowa there are a few colleges that offer some educational opportunities.  One will extend an audit of credit classes for 1/2 the cost of tuition.  Other provide educational opportunities through Lifelong Learning.  If I have left any out that apply, please feel free to comment and let me know.  The colleges and community colleges that have not been listed did not provide any information on educational opportunities for senior citizens that I could find. These are the educational opportunities at the universities.

Iowa State University - http://www.iastate.edu/
Contact Info:  515. 294.4111
Osher Lifelong Learning at Iowa State provides seniors 50 and older a variety of educational opportunities.  You can read more about it here.

University of Iowa - http://www.uiowa.edu/
Contact Info: 319.384.4221
This is also through the Osher Lifelong Leaning Institute.  You can read more about their program here

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Indiana

This is the statue concerning tuition waivers for senior citizens for the state of Indiana.  A list of contacts for all universities and community colleges will be listed also.

"Information Maintained by the Office of Code Revision Indiana Legislative Services Agency

IC 20-12-19.3

Chapter 19.3. Tuition Exemption for Senior Citizens

IC 20-12-19.3-1

Commission

Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "commission" refers to the state student assistance commission (as defined in IC 20-12-21-4).

As added by P.L.127-1990, SEC.3.

IC 20-12-19.3-2

Institution

Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "institution" means a state college or university that is supported in whole or in part by appropriations made by the general assembly, including any branch campus operated by a state college or university.

As added by P.L.127-1990, SEC.3. Amended by P.L.166-1991, SEC.1.

IC 20-12-19.3-3

Senior citizen

Sec. 3. As used in this chapter, "senior citizen" means an Indiana resident who…

Illinois

This is Illinois state statue concerning education waivers for senior citizens according to Justia law.
"(110 ILCS 990/0.01) (from Ch. 144, par. 1800)

Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Senior Citizen Courses Act.

(Source: P.A. 86‑1324.)

(110 ILCS 990/1) (from Ch. 144, par. 1801)

Sec. 1. Definitions. For the purposes of this Act:

(a) "Public institutions of higher education" means the University of Illinois, Southern Illinois University, Chicago State University, Eastern Illinois University, Governors State University, Illinois State University, Northeastern Illinois University, Northern Illinois University, Western Illinois University, and the public community colleges subject to the "Public Community College Act".
(b) "Credit Course" means any program of study for which public institutions of higher education award credit hours.
(c) "Senior citizen" means any person 65 years or older whose annual household income is le…

Idaho

:Image via WikipediaIdaho provides discounts to senior citizens of various amounts to attend college.  Some colleges didn't offer any thing.  So I will be providing the specifics on what I have found for each.
College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls - http://www.csi.edu/
Info: 208.732.6655
*Senior citizens that are 60 and older can apply for a CSI gold card through the Office of Aging. Using that card they can apply for credit only classes tuition free.  Senior are responsible for all other fees and non-credit classes.  They are also responsible for cost of books and supplies.

College of Western Idaho, Nampa - http://www.cwidaho.cc/
Info: 208.562.3000
*Residents 60 and over can take credit courses for 50% of normal tuition. Non-residents 60 and over can take credit courses for 50% of normal non-residents tuition.  Fees for non-credit, materials, books, and fees are full price.

North Idaho College, Coeur d' Alene - http://www.nic.edu/
Info: 208.769.3320
* For seniors 60 and over th…