24 avril 2014

Colleges Get More State Funds, but Rely on Tuition

By Allie Bidwell. In many states, more than half of higher education support comes from tuition.
States are slowly increasing their spending for higher education systems as they inch out of the Great Recession but are increasingly relying on tuition costs, which now make up nearly half of all public higher education revenue. In a report released Monday, the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association found state funding for higher education increased from $81.1 billion in 2012 to $81.6 billion in 2013. Overall, 30 states increased spending from 2012 to 2013, and the outlook for 2014 looks promising, according to an earlier report that examined state budgets for the next year. More...

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