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Tuition Freeze’s Fate Uncertain At Capitol This Year

Students at Minnesota’s public colleges may have to brace for a tuition bump, as legislative appetite seems to have waned for moves to shift rising costs from students to the state.

04/27/2015

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Session 2015: Lawmakers Have Lots Left To Tackle After Break

The Legislature has reached its spring break before grinding its way to the May 18 mandatory adjournment. Once lawmakers return in early April they’ll concentrate on shaping a new two-year budget, but there’s much more hanging in the balance. Here’s a look at where many issues stand.

03/28/2015

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Podcast Page: 2-5-15 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Listen to U of M President Eric Kaler discuss measles preparations, and other highlights from Thursday by clicking the link above.

02/05/2015

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MN Students, Schools React To Possibility Of Free Community College

President Obama asked Congress for a government program to make community college tuition-free for two years on Friday.

01/09/2015

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St. Thomas Law School Freezes Tuition

The University of St. Thomas law school is freezing tuition for its next incoming class. The school says all members of the Class of 2017 who begin taking courses in fall 2014 will be guaranteed no tuition increases during the entire three-year program.

10/23/2013

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Gov. Dayton Addresses College Leadership Summit

Hundreds of college students attended a leadership summit Saturday afternoon at the Bloomington Hilton with Governor Mark Dayton. The governor spoke about issues affecting higher education, including his efforts to make college more affordable for Minnesotans. “We invested most of that new money in education at all levels, from early childhood right through post-secondary,” Dayton said. “[We] increased higher education funding by $250 million.”

10/19/2013

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Oregon’s New Way To Pay For College….Do You Love It?

Click the link to vote on King John’s News Click!

07/08/2013

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U Of M’s Board Of Regents Likely To Approve Tuition Freeze

Students at the University of Minnesota are about to experience something that hasn’t happened in decades: A tuition freeze.

06/05/2013

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Minnesota Senate Backs ‘U’ & MNSCU Tuition Freezes

The Minnesota Senate has voted to freeze tuition rates at the state’s public colleges and universities for the next two years. The Senate passed a state higher education budget by a bipartisan, 44-22 vote on Friday that includes a $250 million spending increase.

05/17/2013

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Senate Backs Minn. Tuition For Immigrants’ Kids

The children of immigrants who are in Minnesota illegally would be eligible for in-state tuition and financial aid at the state’s public colleges and universities under a bill the state Senate passed on Wednesday.

05/01/2013

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Minn. House OKs Bill With $150M More For College

Minnesota’s state House has backed a higher education financing package that architects say will freeze undergraduate tuition at public colleges for two years.

04/25/2013

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Bill To Freeze U Tuition Unveiled; Lawmaker Lashes Out Over Payouts

A top State House Democrat unveiled a bill Monday that would freeze tuition at the University of Minnesota and MNSCU systems for the next two years.

04/15/2013

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Flat Tuition Pledge Central To University Aid Bid

Here’s a tradeoff University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler is pitching to state lawmakers: Boost aid to the school and tuition for in-state undergraduates won’t go up.

01/11/2013

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Flat Tuition Pledge Central To University Aid Bid

Here’s a tradeoff University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler is pitching to state lawmakers: Boost aid to the school and tuition for in-state undergraduates won’t go up.

01/11/2013

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U Of M Regents Approve Freezing Undergrad Tuition

University of Minnesota regents are considering a freeze on undergraduate tuition. The Board of Regents meets Friday to take up President Eric Kaler’s proposed $1 billion biennial budget.

10/12/2012

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U Proposes Tuition Freeze; Asks State For More Money

Some Minnesota college students might get a break on their next tuition bill, but there’s a big catch. The University of Minnesota’s President wants the state to pitch in more money.

09/14/2012

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Concordia University Cuts Tuition By 1/3

At a time when many universities and colleges continue to raise tuition, a private Christian college in St. Paul — Concordia University — will cut its tuition by a third next year for undergraduates.

09/12/2012

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Proposal Would Hike U Of M Tuition 3.5 to 4 Percent

Tuition at the University of Minnesota would rise 3.5 percent, or $410, for in-state residents under the first budget proposed by new President Eric Kaler.

05/05/2012

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Public Vs. Private College: The Experience

The cost may be the most blatant difference between attending a public or private university, but what if the cost turns out to be the same after financial aid? This is when many students are left wondering what each type of school can offer, and whether one is worth more than the other.

08/19/2011

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Public Vs. Private College: The Cost

Often the first decision in the college application process is whether to go to a public or private college. So what to choose? Public or private? The answer isn’t as simple as the question.

08/17/2011

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Sugar Babies

Have you heard about the newest way to take care of your school loans? Arianna Huffington talks about “sugar babies”. Watch the story.

08/03/2011

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New ‘U’ President Talks Priorities & Changes

It’s the first official day on the job for Eric Kaler, the 16th President of the University of Minnesota. He informally assumed the reins and responsibility for the U’s $3.7 billion budget last Friday, the same day the state government shutdown went into effect.

07/05/2011

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MnSCU Trustees OK Budget With Tuition Increases

The trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system have approved a budget that raises tuition, cuts programs and eliminates positions.

06/22/2011

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‘U’ Regents Approve 5 Percent Tuition Hike

University of Minnesota Regents passed a budget that cuts millions and raises tuition, but not before board members offered strong words.

06/20/2011

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Likely Rising Tuition Fees Have U Of M Students Upset

Getting a degree from the University of Minnesota could cost students more next year. The Board of Regents will vote on a plan to increase tuition at its meeting Monday.

06/19/2011

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