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Oglethorpe aligns its sticker prices with state flagships -- for academically strong students

Oglethorpe aims to win academically strong students by aligning tuition with their states' flagships.

Report asks whether University of California funding is nearing 'tipping point'

Berkeley and UCLA might be able to maintain their quality and reputation without a major shift to the funding paradigm, a new report says. For the rest of the University of California, no easy model exists.

NYU scholarships cover medical school tuition as doctors' debt continues to raise concern

Thanks to fund-raising prowess, NYU takes an ax to medical school tuition where others have used a scalpel. But medical school costs are clearly under the microscope.

Leaked documents call into question Saint Augustine's University's future

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University says it's turning around finances in time to keep accreditation, but leaked documents seem to call that assertion into question.

Another college (Marylhurst) closes -- this one not in the Northeast or Midwest

Unlike most of the institutions that have failed recently, Marylhurst isn't in the Northeast or Midwest. But it is a Roman Catholic institution with a modest endowment.

State support for higher ed increased in 2017, but so did tuition revenue

Annual report on public higher education finance shows more states relying more heavily on tuition, even in a year when appropriations rose nationally.

House GOP bill would raise colleges' costs for reimbursing federal aid when students drop out

Community colleges would face big cost increases under House GOP's plan to overhaul repayment system for federal aid when students drop out.

Accreditor backs Purdue University Global as more for-profits seek to convert or sell

Accreditor's backing of the Purdue-Kaplan deal paves the way for a new, unusual public university, while giving a boost to other for-profit conversions, partnerships and acquisitions.

State support for higher ed grows 1.6 percent in 2018

Nationally, state support for higher education increased 1.6 percent from 2017 to 2018, its slowest growth in five years.

Dozens more colleges will pay endowment taxes if growth rates continue

The number of institutions subject to the newly enacted tax could grow by dozens in future years.

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