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(Photo: Wikimedia Commons/BrianReading)The University of Houston in Houston, Texas.
A generous donor has made sure that the members of the inaugural class for the University of Houston's College of Medicine will not have to worry about paying for their education.
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Announced recently by the school itself, the anonymous donor gave $3 million to the school to support the incoming class of students who will attend the university's College of Medicine.
The donation covers the full tuition of the 30 medical students who will start their classes in the fall of 2020.
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In a statement, University of Houston President Renu Khator said that student debt is the "number one" reason why students are discouraged from attending medical school, ABC News reported.
She added, "This generous gift will allow such students an opportunity to attend and ultimately lead the future medical workforce."
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Khator also called the donation an "absolutely exciting way" to welcome the students to the university's College of Medicine.
The university is aiming to have at least half of each graduating class specialize in providing primary care in order to address the lack of primary care doctors in Houston.
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