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Community College of Rhode Island

TRIO Programs

TRIO Programs refers to those programs funded through the US Department of Education that provide assistance and support to low income and/or first generation college bound students (first generation meaning neither parent graduated from a four year college or university) so they will succeed in their educational plans. TRIO programs help students overcome class, social and cultural barriers to higher education.

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Last Updated: 6/24/15