24 mai 2016

With Friends Like These…

By Matt Reed. North Carolina is considering a bill to require five public universities there, four of which are HBCU’s, to reduce in-state tuition to $500 per semester. The reason offered is to make education more affordable for low-income students, though the bill does not provide any increases in state aid to offset the substantial loss of tuition revenue. More...

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23 mai 2016

Discounting Hits New Highs

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Tuition discount rates keep climbing to previously unseen levels at private colleges and universities, leaving institutions caught between the need to enroll highly price-conscious students and the squeeze discounting places on the amount of money they end up netting. Read more...

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15 mai 2016

White Paper: will TEF link to multiple fee caps be dropped?

By John Morgan. Plans for 'failure regime' also on the agenda for higher education bill after Queen's Speech. More...

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Cambridge plans to charge £230K fees for business doctorate

By John Morgan. The University of Cambridge is planning a business doctorate that will cost students £80,000 in the first year, with a total cost of £230,000, making it one of the world’s most expensive degrees. More...

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Germany and England: fees contrast is part of wider social gulf

By John Morgan. They still make things, rent is affordable even in fashionable cities, higher education is tuition free and you can get into a top-flight football match for less than £12.
But all of these features of German society have their own costs and drawbacks, many would argue. More...

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14 mai 2016

State council caps college tuition increases

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. As college campuses face budgetary uncertainty and shortfalls, the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education announced Tuesday it would limit tuition increases at eight state universities for the upcoming school year. More...

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Boston to cover community college tuition for BPS students

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Low-income students who graduate from Boston’s public high schools with at least a “C” average will be eligible for free tuition at community colleges in Charlestown or Roxbury under a plan announced Friday by Mayor Martin J. Walsh. More...

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University offers to slash tuition for city employees, family members

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Harrisburg officials on Tuesday announced a partnership with Eastern University that will provide 25-percent tuition discounts to city employees and their families. More...

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Higher ed bill could fix tuition, change names at UNC schools

University Business Magazine logoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A wide-ranging higher education bill would fix tuition for state universities, cut costs for students and maybe change the names of some UNC schools. More...

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13 mai 2016

Higher education in policy paralysis after Budget 2016 – what now?

The ConversationBy . While, this year, the government finally ruled out full fee deregulation, it is still contemplating uncapped fees for some courses in its higher education consultation paper. More...

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