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4 years 5 months ago

Bill on college tuition hikes signed

Many college students in Colorado will be priced right out of school, as the state allows colleges and university to raise tuition as much as they want. That's the fear of opponents of a new law signed by Gov. Bill Ritter Wednesday. The state legislature passed the bill, pressed...

4 years 7 months ago

Tuition hike? Try $300 million!

Cash-strapped Colorado families trying to put their kids through college are about to get a real shocker from the state legislature--lawmakers unveiled a major overhaul Wednesday of the state's college tuition program that seeks to raise an additional $300 million by requiring parents and students to pay more. If...

4 years 8 months ago

CU, UCCS regents weigh 9 percent tuition hike

The University of Colorado regents are considering whether to raise tuition by 9 percent for in-state students and 5 percent for new out-of-state students. The regents discussed the increase Wednesday and scheduled a vote for March 29. They say they're reluctant to raise students' costs but say they face...

5 years 1 month ago

College tuition cost rise again this fall

The average price of public colleges rose 6.5 percent this fall to slightly more than $7,000. The figures were released Tuesday in a comprehensive annual study released by the nonprofit organization the College Board. The estimated price that students actually pay after financial aid was about $1,600 at public four-year...

5 years 1 month ago

Illegal immigrant college tuition bill in works

Colorado Democrats plan to take another run at a bill that would provide reduced tuition to the children of illegal immigrants by creating a new class of tuition that would not require state subsidies. Sen. Paula Sandoval, D-Denver, says the measure, billed as the "Workforce Development and Unsubsidized Tuition Act,"...

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