Tuition-Free College, Wichita, KSReceive Tuition-Free College Certifications or Credits

You can get on a career path you are proud of when you earn your high school diploma and college certifications or transferrable college credits at the same time through the Accelerating Opportunity Kansas (A-OK) initiative. Through NexStep Alliance, you may be eligible to participate in college or technical school with no tuition costs while you study for the GED exam or you may use credits to earn your diploma without taking the GED exam.

  • Graduate with Both High School Diploma & College Certification

  • Any College Credit Earned Can be Transferred

  • Many Available Career Path Options

About Our A-OK Tuition-Free College Program

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Program Benefits

Once you have been approved to participate in the A-OK tuition-free college program, you will be able to:

  • Graduate NexStep Alliance with both a high school diploma and the proper college certifications to get started in an in-demand career.
  • Earn college credit that can be transferred to many other accredited Kansas schools.
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Available Career Paths

The A-OK tuition-free college program offers several different options for classes that will prepare you for any one of the following career fields:

  • Aviation
  • Automotive
  • Business
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing 
  • Welding

Join Our A-OK Tuition-Free College Program

  • Class Availability

    A-OK tuition-free college classes may be in conjunction with NexStep Alliance GED classes or may be used to retroactively earn your high school diploma if you qualify. The A-OK tuition-free college classes are usually three hours per day, Monday through Friday.

  • Requirements

    To attend A-OK tuition-free college classes in Wichita, you must:

    1. Be a current NexStep Alliance GED student in good standing who does not yet have a high school diploma.
    2. Score at least a 530 in Reading and a 520 in Math on your TABE academic assessments. (There is no charge for this assessment.)
    3. Receive approval from the NexStep Alliance Transition Coordinator.

Interested in Enrolling?

Visit the Enrollment page to find out how to get started and to view upcoming enrollment, orientation and start dates.

Our Partners and Accrediting Agencies

The NexStep Alliance GED classes and A-OK tuition-free college classes are made possible in part through our partners and accrediting agencies.

View enrollment dates and complete an enrollment form! Questions? Call us at (316) 677-1150.