25 août 2019

When a nurse repays more than a banker, it’s time to scrap university tuition fees

The GuardianThe English student loan system is unfair and the Augar review doesn’t even start solving the mess. More...

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24 août 2019

What Do Students Get in Return for Their Tuition?

By Steven Mintz. A recent report in the Chronicle of Higher Education lays bare a reality that is too often invisible to students, parents, and legislators: That colleges and universities spend radically different amounts on instruction. More...

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How the Other Half Matriculates

By Matt ReedDid you know that the University of Virginia charges hundreds of dollars for an “orientation fee?” More...

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23 août 2019

Pennsylvania System Freezes Tuition for Second Time in 36 Years

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education will freeze tuition for the second time in its history for the upcoming 2019-20 academic year, a move that can be seen as a public gesture of goodwill, coming as the embattled system negotiates a cloudy future leaders hope will include structural changes and renewed support from lawmakers. More...

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Community Colleges Get Funding Boost -- and Slash Tuition

HomeBy Doug Lederman. When states cut funding for their public colleges, the institutions almost always raise tuition to make up for it. When states increase funding, the reverse isn't always true. More...

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Court Requires University to Cover Journalists' Legal Fees

HomeBy Doug Lederman. New Jersey Institute of Technology must pay the lawyers' fees accumulated by two journalists who sued to force the institution to release documents under a state open records law, a federal appeals court ruled this week. More...

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Arizona Appeals Court Rejects AG's Lawsuit Over Tuition

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Arizona's Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld a lower court decision dismissing a lawsuit in which the state's attorney general sought to challenge the power of the Arizona Board of Regents to set tuition. More...

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22 août 2019

An Assist for DACA Students

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A change to in-state tuition requirements at the University of Michigan will likely benefit some of the institution's most vulnerable student populations. More...

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21 août 2019

George Washington Ends Fixed Tuition

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. George Washington University announced that it will end its fixed tuition program next year. Under the program, each class of undergraduates pays a fixed tuition rate for four years. Next year, GW will set a tuition rate for that year. More...

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20 août 2019

What Do Students Get in Return for Their Tuition?

Techno-News BlogAccording to the figures reported, Arizona State spends $7,830 on instruction for each of its 103,530 students. Southern New Hampshire, in contrast, spends $1,224 and Western Governors, $1,980. Put another way, Southern New Hampshire’s per student instructional spending is just 16 percent of ASU’s, and WGU’s just 25 percent. More...

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