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Tuition Increase

Students in Virginia Rally to Fight 25% Tuition Increases

Anya Kamenetz | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Anya Kamenetz

At the University of Mary Washington, an unusually bright and articulate student got in touch with me via Twitter to ask for my help in drawing attention to the 25% tuition increase just announced there.

COLUMN: Student Activists Must Narrow Their Messages

The Daily Texan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Higher education funding doesn't exist in a vacuum in any state. Texas, like many others, is looking at major gaps in its upcoming budget cycle. Colle...

Bail Out Our Schools

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Robert Reich

The Obama administration's plan for $4.35 billion in extra federal funds for under-performing public schools, relative to the financial squeeze they currently face, is a cruel joke.

Students in California March Today, I Stand with Them

Rep. John Garamendi | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Rep. John Garamendi

You can call the draconian increases in tuition happening to California's students taxes or fees. Whatever they are, they are bad economics. Our students are right to be angry, and I stand with them.

Rice: After Endowment Losses, Tuition Up 5%

The Rice Thresher | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

In keeping with historical trends, Rice will once more increase next year's tuition. While the 2009-10 tuition sits at $31,430, next year's amount wil...

UArizona Tuition May Go Up $2k

Arizona Daily Wildcat | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

UA President Robert Shelton sent a proposal to the Arizona Board of Regents on Friday [Feb. 19] to raise tuition for the 2010-11 academic year. If the...

Stanford Provost Discusses 3.5% Tuition Increase

The Stanford Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Stanford provost John Etchemendy last night defended the recently announced increase in undergraduate tuition and room and board in front of a joint s...

Why Tuition Always Goes Up at American Universities

Bob Samuels | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Bob Samuels

The reasons why the numbers never add up in higher education is that universities and colleges use a false and misleading method to determine the cost of undergraduate instruction, to the detriment of us all.

So Much Is at Stake: The Future of UCLA

Gene D. Block | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Gene D. Block

The Southern California community seems not to see that if UCLA sinks into mediocrity, so do the quality of life and economic vitality of Los Angeles.

College Food Banks See An Increase In Hungry Students (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Grace Kiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

For many students, the myth of the easy college life has always been fantasy. But the dual forces of a crippling recession and rising tuition costs ar...

Student Loans: Lending Tightens, College Costs Rise - And Educators Worry College Is Out Of Reach For Many | David Cho | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The upheaval in financial markets did not just eliminate generous lending for home buyers; it also ended an era of easy credit for students and their ...

Best Values In Public Colleges, According To Kiplinger's

Huffington Post | Grace Kiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Given the weak economic landscape and the steep cost of tuition at private universities -- the average total cost of a private university recently hit...

Why College Tuition Rises Even In A Recession

New York Times | RON LIEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If you have paid a college tuition bill recently, perhaps the sticker shock has abated and your children have been good enough to friend you on Facebo...