Tuition

Tuition

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Oct 24, 2022
A new report from the College Board finds tuition holding steady, with minimal increases. But given rampant inflation, experts wonder how long institutions can keep prices down.

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May 17, 2016
New twist in the debate over unpaid internships is whether colleges should charge tuition for them.
April 27, 2016
For the second year in a row, public colleges relied more on state funding and less on tuition revenue, reversing a recent trend.
April 7, 2016
A report offers suggestions for how public research universities can thrive at a time of declining state support and increasing accountability.
February 19, 2016
We hate grading them; they hate writing them. But if we really value meaningful student learning, it's time for academe to put more energy and resources into the project of better writing instruction, argue Martha Schulman and Gwen Hyman.
February 9, 2016
A new study asserts that increased student aid, not faculty salaries or state cutbacks, drives prices higher.
April 1, 2014
Two Colorado companies promised to help out-of-state students get in-state tuition. Then the University of Colorado cracked down.
November 25, 2013
Net revenue from tuition is no longer keeping pace with inflation at about 4 in 10 American universities. Without the money, what will be lost?
October 9, 2013
Sewanee got a lot of attention for dropping its sticker price in 2011. Now it's back up. 
July 23, 2013
The annual amount families spent on college leveled off at about $21,000 after several years of decline, according to Sallie Mae survey, which finds families -- particularly high-income ones -- taking steps to limit their expenditures.
July 9, 2013
Oregon will study plan to let students forgo tuition upfront in exchange for a proportion of their wages upon graduation. Critics say it is a bad idea that will never get off the ground.

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