Nixon, who's challenging Cuomo in the Democratic primary, called the Excelsior Scholarship program "fake."

Cynthia Nixon slammed Governor Cuomo for the state's 'free college' tuition program.

Nixon, who's challenging Cuomo in the Democratic primary, called the Excelsior Scholarship program "fake."

She referenced a new study by the Center for an Urban Future, a think tank based in Manhattan.

It found that only three point two-percent of 633,543 undergraduates in New York benefited from the program while 68-percent of scholarship applicants were denied.

That's about 43,513 out of 63,599 applications.