Wednesday, August 01, 2012

Colleges freeze, reduce tuition as public balks at further price hikes

After three decades of tuition hikes that have outpaced inflation and increases in family income, students, families, legislators and governing boards are demanding a halt.

“Enough is enough,” says Anne Mariucci, a member of the Arizona Board of Regents, which for the first time in 20 years has frozen in-state tuition at the University of Arizona and Arizona State University after increases over the last five years of 84 and 96 percent, respectively.

Some private universities, too, have agreed to stop raising their tuition, or even cut it, after being alarmed to discover their enrollments starting to slip.
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1 comment:

Matushka Anna said...

LOL, I followed the link and when the picture popped up said, "HEY, that's *my* school!"

I'm glad to see they're reducing and fixing tuition there. I only went on a scholarship.