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"   Age Waiver. Act 678 of 1975. Waiver of tuition and fees for students who are sixty years of age or older.

Section 1. Hereafter, when any person sixty (60) years of age or older is admitted and enrolls as a student in any State-supported institution of higher learning in this State, the Board of Trustees of the institution or other appropriate institutions officials shall waiver all tuition charges and fees for such student. Students eligible for this waiver must pay all other charges, such as graduation fees, lab fees, special course fees, auto registration, change of schedule fee, etc. This waiver is offered on a space available basis. Courses offered through Continuing Education do not qualify for tuition waiver.

Section 2. All laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act are hereby repealed.

Section 3. It is hereby found and determined by the General Assembly that in many State-supported institutions of higher learning in the State, enrollment is at a low level and that some classes at such institutions are unusually small; that it is in the best interest of the citizens of this State that the educational opportunities at such institutions be made available to older citizens who wish to improve their education without the payment of tuition and fees normally charged students; that many older citizens would take advantage of the opportunity for furthering their education if such opportunity was made available without the necessity for paying tuition, and that such program would also be beneficial to the State-supported institutions in the State; that this Act is designed to permit such persons to attend college without the payment of tuition and fees and should be given effect at the earliest possible date. Therefore, an emergency is hereby declared to exist and this Act being necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health and safety shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval. "(1)

1. citation : section- Finance and Administration subject-Waiver of Tuition and Fees   policy -  05-34   date 10/07/93
Arkansas offer its seniors a free education up to earning a degree.  Here is the list of participating colleges and their contact information:
Arkansas Northeastern College -
Financial Aid Office  (870) 762-1020
Arkansas State University -
Financial Aid Office (870) 972-2310
Arkansas State University Beebe -
Financial Aid Office  (501) 882-8845
Arkansas State University Mountain Home -
Campus  (870) 508-6105
Arkansas State University Newport -
Campus (870) 512-7800
Arkansas Tech University -
Financial Aid Office  (479) 968-0399
Black River Technical College -
Financial Aid Office (870) 248-4000
Cossatot Community College -
Financial Aid Office (870) 584-4471 ext: 1148,1128,1127,1118
Crowley's Ridge College -
Toll Free (800) 264-1096
Local (870) 236-6901
East Arkansas Community College -
Campus (870) 633-4480
Henderson State University -
Financial Aid Office  (870) 230-5105
Mid-South Community College -
Financial Aid Office (870) 733-6729
National Park Community College -
Financial Aid Office (501) 760-4237
North Arkansas College -
Financial Aid Office (870) 391-3266
Northwest Arkansas Community College -
Campus (479) 636-9222
Ouachita Technical College -
Financial Aid Office (501) 337-5000
Ozarka College -
Financial Aid Office (870) 368-2009
Phillips Community College -
Financial Aid Office  (870) 338-6474
Pulaski Technical College -
Financial Aid Office (501) 812-2289 or (501) 812-2283
Rich Mountain Community College -
Financial Aid Office (479) 243-0739 ext.1420,1421

South Arkansas Community College -
Financial Aid Office (870) 862-8131  Toll Free (800) 955-2289
Southern Arkansas University -
Financial Aid Office (870) 235-4023
Southeast Arkansas College -
Financial Aid Office (870) 543-5909
Southern Arkansas University Tech -
Financial Aid Office (870) 574-4511, 4499,4469,4711
University of Arkansas-Fayettville-
Financial Aid Office (479) 575-3806
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith-
Financial Aid Office (479) 788-7090
University of Arkansas-Little Rock-
Financial Aid Office (501) 569-3035
University of Arkansas-Monticello-
Financial Aid Office (870) 460-1050 Toll Free (800) 226-2643
University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff-
Financial Aid Office (870) 575-8302
University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville-
Financial Aid Office (870) 612-2036
University of Arkansas-Hope-
Financial Aid Office (870) 722-8264
University of Arkansas-Morrilton-
Financial Aid Office (501) 354-7574
University of Arkansas for Medical Services-
Financial Aid Office (501) 686-6128
University of Central Arkansas-
Financial Aid Office (501) 450-5111
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