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College Costs: Would Tuition Discounts Get More Students to Major in Science?

How much money would it take to get an English major to switch to engineering?

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California Lawmaker's Bill Pushes College Degree For $10,000

The degree would be available to students majoring in science, technology, engineering or math disciplines.

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Owe Ivy Tech? Don't Expect Tax Refund

Ivy Tech Community College is joining a program that will dock the income tax refunds of students who owe money on their tuition bills or haven't repaid financial aid after withdrawing from classes.

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University Of Minnesota To Review Nonresident Tuition

Officials plan to review the cost of tuition for out-of-state residents, lowered four years ago to attract more undergraduates.

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Regulating U.S. Colleges for Student Debts Seen Winning Support

After a decade of resistance from universities, Congress is poised to take on college prices amid a groundswell of anger about tuition outpacing inflation and family incomes, leaving borrowers with $1 trillion in debt.

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K-12 Educators Explain Why They Support Differential Tuition Rate At Grand Rapids Community College

A proposal by Grand Rapids Community College to develop a differential tuition rate for some dual enrolled students was embraced by at least three K-12 administrators last week who say the plan promotes college readiness.

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Walker: We Might Freeze Or Cap UW Tuition

Governor Scott Walker says he's considering freezing U-W tuition, or putting a cap on the size of any tuition hikes in the U-W system.

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Panel Leaning Toward Repeal Of Differential Tuition In Wash.

A state law that allows colleges and universities to charge different tuition prices for different majors could be repealed next year.

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Why Grand Rapids Community College Is Considering Differential Tuition Rates For Some Students

Administrators at Grand Rapids Community College are pushing a proposal that would reduce tuition for some high school students dual enrolled at the college.

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Florida May Reduce Tuition for Select Majors

Rick Scott, businessman turned politician, campaigned for governor in 2010 with promises to run Florida like a successful business — more efficiency, lower costs, less hand-wringing and measurable results. He meant higher education, too, but until recently that meant mostly shrinking budgets. Now, looking for more value on the remaining dollars, Governor Scott and Republican lawmakers are prodding Florida's 12 state universities to find ways to steer students toward majors that are in demand in the job market.

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