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Mississippi

In researching the state of Mississippi no statute was found concerning senior citizens tuition waivers for college.  The public universities, colleges, and community colleges are listed here with links to waivers that have been found.  Just because an institution is listed here does not imply that waivers are offered.  They have been listed in order for me to update as waivers may become available or are found.
Alcorn State University - http://www.alcorn.edu/
Contact Info:  601.877.6100
No tuition waiver information found.

Delta State University - http://www.deltastate.edu/pages/1.asp
Contact Info: 662.846.3000
Tuition waiver information went into effect in 2002.
Check with this institution to ensure that this waiver still applies.

Jackson State University - http://www.jsums.edu/
Contact Info: 601.979.2121
No tuition waivers at this university. They direct you to the College of Lifelong Learning.

Mississippi State University -http://www.msstate.edu/
Contact Info: 662.325.2323
Tuition waive…

Minnesota

Minnesota State Statute:
"135A.52 PROGRAM AND QUALIFICATIONS.


Subdivision 1.Fees and tuition.Except for an administration fee established by the governing board at a level to recover costs, to be collected only when a course is taken for credit, a senior citizen who is a legal resident of Minnesota is entitled without payment of tuition or activity fees to attend courses offered for credit, audit any courses offered for credit, or enroll in any noncredit courses in any state supported institution of higher education in Minnesota when space is available after all tuition-paying students have been accommodated. A senior citizen enrolled under this section must pay any materials, personal property, or service charges for the course. In addition, a senior citizen who is enrolled in a course for credit must pay an administrative fee in an amount established by the governing board of the institution to recover costs. There shall be no administrative fee charges to a senior citizen audi…

Michigan

This is a list of the public college and universities in the state of Michigan, and this list is for your convenience.  Not all colleges and universities participate in tuition waivers or discounted tuition for senior citizens.  I have provided links to the institutions that do have information for waivers on their websites,and if no tuition waivers for senior citizens were found, I listed that has well.  To find out if your chosen institution offers tuition discounts or waivers contact them at the numbers provided.

Central Michigan University - http://www.cmich.edu/x22.xml
Contact Info: 410.272.1532
Tuition information for this institution.

Eastern Michigan University - http://www.emich.edu/
Contact Info: 734.487.1849
Tuition waiver information unavailable.

Ferris State University - http://www.ferris.edu/
Contact Info: 231.591.2000
Tuition waiver information unavailable.

Kendall College of Art and Design - http://www.kcad.edu/
Contact Info: 800.676.2767
Tuition waiver information unavaila…

Massachusetts

Image via Wikipedia"The Categorical Tuition Waivers are a component of the Single Tuition Waiver Program and have the same purpose of maintaining access to the Commonwealth's public colleges and universities. The Categorical Tuition Waivers are designed to provide financial support to individuals who might not have the opportunity to achieve higher education, without such assistance.

Who is eligible?
To be eligible for a Categorical Tuition Waiver, a student must:

Be a permanent legal resident of Massachusetts for at least one year prior to the opening of the academic year.
Be a United States citizen or eligible noncitizen.
Be in compliance with applicable Selective Service Registration laws.
Not be in default of any federal or state loan or owe a refund on any previously received financial aid.
A member of an eligible category as defined below:
Veteran: As provided in M.G.L. Chapter 4, Section 7(43) including: Spanish War, World War I, World War II, Korean, Vietnam, L…