CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.J. (CBS) — A New Jersey college is pushing the limits to make higher education more affordable. Now it has become a state and national model.

“I battled with epilepsy through my high school career,” Ashley Kulikowski said.

When she graduated Glassboro High School, her college outlook was challenging. Chronic illnesses caused her grades to suffer and her parents could not afford a high-priced university.

So she chose Rowan College.

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Over the last several years, Rowan has created partnerships with Gloucester County, Burlington County, and most recently Cumberland County, colleges to create an innovative and cost-effective program.

The program allows students to attend their first three years

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