The school is cutting the cost of its bachelor's degree program for registered nurses.

A day after New York University announced that it's offering free tuition for all its medical students, the University of Rochester School of Nursing says its cutting tuition.

The school is cutting the cost of its bachelor's degree program for registered nurses.

The school says this is partly in response to New York State's landmark "BS in 10" legislation, requiring future nurses to obtain a baccalaureate degree in nursing within 10 years of their initial licensure.

The UR School of Nursing is dropping the overall cost of its RN to BS completion program by 18 percent beginning with the fall 2018 semester.

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