Florida Polytechnic University considers tuition waivers

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Florida Polytechnic University may offer free tuition even beyond the first year of enrollment to boost enrollment at the new school.

The state's 12th university is scheduled to open its doors to a projected 500 students in the fall of 2014.

University leaders have established the goal of obtaining Southern Association of Colleges and Schools candidacy status by mid-2015 and accreditation by the end of 2016.

With accreditation on the horizon, Florida Poly leaders are banking on free tuition to help draw the best and the brightest students to the campus early on.

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