(AP) - New York college students can apply for the state's free tuition plan beginning June 7.
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation Board of Trustees approved Excelsior Scholarship regulations last week.
The initiative was a key priority for Cuomo. It covers tuition at state universities for full-time, in-state students whose families earn $125,000 or less.
Students must pay out of pocket for room, board and other expenses.