29 octobre 2017

England has lost its damn mind over tuition fees

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Alex Usher. Ok, I said I wouldn’t write over the summer unless someone of importance said something titanically stupid.  Andrew Adonis, architect of former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair’s education policies crossed that line on Friday with a – yes – titanically stupid column about tuition fees, so here I am. More...

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Did CIBC Really Just Call for Lower Tuition?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Alex Usher. Last week, HuffPost ran a story highlighting a newsletter from CIBC Economics about higher education.  It was actually a pretty meandering letter (CIBC Economics pieces on higher education are usually notable for their interesting use of data and somewhat shallow understanding of actual policy – here’s an earlier example). More...

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Tuition Fees in Canada, 2017-18

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Alex Usher. So, yesterday was the annual tuition fee data dump from Statscan.  Probably worth it to go over the data just a bit to see what the story is. More...

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Unizin Membership Now Set As Annual Fee Of Up To $427.5k

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "e-Literate"I've been meaning to provide an update on Unizin now that the consortium is three years old (started officially in July 2014). Thanks to public documents from the University of Minnesota, one of the 11 founding members, we now have additional clarity on the ongoing costs to remain a member of Unizin. More...

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Rising Tuition in Jordan Highlights Flawed University Finances

The rising cost of a university education in Jordan is shutting out low-income students and revealing long-term structural problems with the financing of higher education. More...

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28 octobre 2017

The affordability trap: How to use tuition to frame IT projects

eCampus NewsThe excitement of college acceptances is now past for the Class of 2021 and their parents. Conversations have now moved from “Where will I go to college?” to “How are we going to pay for college?” College affordability dominates both discussions on campus and in the general public. More...

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27 octobre 2017

Over 22K take advantage of free N.Y. tuition

University Business LogoOne out of every five students receiving an Excelsior Scholarship — New York's new free tuition program — attends a public college or university in Western New York. More...

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26 octobre 2017

As MSU Billings' dual enrollment classes boom, other colleges haven't waived fees

University Business LogoStudents at Park City High School were examining racial and gender gaps in congressional representation Wednesday morning — but just pointing them out wasn’t good enough. More...

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Tired of the tuition pricing game?

University Business LogoColleges inflate their tuition to sky-high levels, in part as a marketing tool to show they offer a quality education. If it’s expensive, it must be good, right. More...

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25 octobre 2017

Drew lowers tuition by 20 percent

University Business LogoDrew University (www.drew.edu) today announced it will lower its tuition by 20%—from $48,336 this year to $38,668 next year—rolling it back to 2010 and narrowing the gap between its “sticker price” and the amount many families pay after financial aid. More...

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