U of I offers free tuition for incoming medical students
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WRSP) —
The University of Illinois in Champaign has announced that the first class of students accepted into the new medical school will receive $200,000 dollars-worth of free tuition.
The Carle Illinois College of Medicine has been approved to begin recruiting its first class of 32 students for fall 2018.
Donors will fund each student's full scholarship.
The school is set to get provisional accreditation when the first class reaches the second year.
Full accreditation will come when the class is in its final year.