Free education refers to an education that is funded by means other than tuition.
|Arguments in favor of||Arguments opposing|
|It comes at no cost to students.|
|Free education can help to remove the financial barriers to education.||As free education system requires no financial investment by the students, its value may be less appreciated by them.|
|It is independent of students' financial resources.|
|In a free education system, students' financial resources have limited or no adverse impact on the quality of the education.||In a free education system, students' financial resources have limited or no positive impact on the quality of the education.|