06 mai 2018

Tuition Conundrum

HomeBy Marjorie Valbrun. Private college discount rates continue to increase in efforts to attract students. Burden on budgets also continues to grow. More...

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Court Rejects Arizona Attorney General's Lawsuit on Tuition

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Arizona's attorney general does not have standing to challenge the Arizona Board of Regents' powers to set tuition for the state's three public universities, a state judge ruled Thursday. More...

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The Cost of Online Tuition: It’s Complicated

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. A study published last year by the WICHE Cooperative for Education Technologies (WCET) surveyed nearly 200 educators and administrators who “are on the front lines of offering distance courses.” They found that, “more than half (54.2%) of our respondents report[ed] that distance students pay more than on-campus students when tuition and fees are added. More...

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24 avril 2018

W.V. community, technical colleges planning tuition, fee hikes

University Business Magazine logoWest Virginia public community and technical colleges are planning to increase their annual tuition and fees required for all residents seeking associate’s degrees by an average $104, or 2.6 percent. This will bring the average yearly cost to $4,040 next academic year. More...

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Minn. State university presidents say tuition freezes aren't working

University Business Magazine logoMinnesota State university leaders want the freedom to raise tuition in order to pay for initiatives they say will improve student outcomes. More...

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Conn. colleges look to diversify revenue streams

University Business Magazine logoTrinity College generated headlines earlier this year when it announced that for the first time in the school's history, its tuition — inclusive of room, board and annual fees — would exceed $70,000 beginning in 2018-2019. More...

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Champlain College Online cuts tuition in half

University Business Magazine logoThe Champlain survey found that a significant majority-60 percent-of U.S. adults ages 23 to 55 without a bachelor's degree have considered returning to school, but costs and student debt remain their biggest deterrents. More...

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Odem is a new startup using Blockchain to transform education

University Business Magazine logoWhether you agree with it or not, the current education system is broken. The cost of education has been skyrocketing over the past 10 years. It’s not just the tuition costs at elite universities like Harvard, in 2015, the average cost of tuition and fees at a private, non-profit, four-year university was $31,231—up sharply from $1,832 in 1971-1972 (in current dollars). More...

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Why are N.Y.’s public funds going to for-profit college tuition?

University Business Magazine logoNew York Governor Andrew Cuomo has won nationwide accolades for his bold plan to give the state’s college students “no cost” degrees from its state university system. But in the background to the dramatic push to expand public higher-education funding, known as the Excelsior program—offering tuition-free state college to households with incomes of up to $110,000—much of the same student aid pool has been siphoned off by for-profit colleges and vocational schools. More...

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23 avril 2018

Oxford and Cambridge: will elite universities go private and raise fees?

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianAs universities wait to see if the government will cut tuition fees – and therefore their income – one of the most controversial questions of all is being discussed. Could Oxford and Cambridge universities opt to break free from state control and go private. More...

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