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Financial Incentives Colleges Are Offering for Student Vaccinations

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As of Aug. 6, 664 American colleges and universities are requiring vaccinations for new and returning students, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education. Many others are only encouraging vaccination — but virtually everyone is engaged in a hot debate on which way is the right way to go. 

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A smaller collection of schools is moving in the other direction and using the carrot instead of the stick. Meet the schools that are offering incentives for voluntary vaccination instead of refusing students who fail to comply.

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Last updated: Aug. 10, 2021