Boulder Students Pay Business to Gain In-State Status

October 5, 2011

Increasing numbers of out-of-state students at the University of Colorado at Boulder are filing petitions to get in-state status, and The Boulder Daily Camera reported that a new business is helping some of them -- for a fee. Tuition Angels will help students with all of the paperwork, and then will take a cut of the savings. Students only pay if they gain residency (which most who file petitions do anyway). But those who gain residency pledge to pay 10 percent of what they would have paid in out-of-state tuition rates, each semester -- a bill that could come to $2,885 a year.

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