St. Cloud State To Pay All Athlete Costs In HockeySt. Cloud State is joining the parade of schools that will pay the total cost of attendance for at least some athletes. The "cost of attendance" policies go beyond the tuition, fees and room and board expenses covered by traditional scholarships. They would cover additional things such as travel expenses and extra food.
Americans Taking Advantage Of Free College Tuition In GermanyTalk of which university to attend is a common conversation in the Mulholland household. "I have UNI, River Falls and Eau Claire," Hannah Mulholland said. Her brother and sister both left school roughly $30,000 in debt. That weighs on her mind, and her mom's.
Tuition Freeze's Fate Uncertain At Capitol This YearStudents 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.
Session 2015: Lawmakers Have Lots Left To Tackle After BreakThe 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.
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MN Students, Schools React To Possibility Of Free Community CollegePresident Obama asked Congress for a government program to make community college tuition-free for two years on Friday.
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.
Gov. Dayton Addresses College Leadership SummitHundreds 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.”
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U Of M's Board Of Regents Likely To Approve Tuition FreezeStudents at the University of Minnesota are about to experience something that hasn't happened in decades: A tuition freeze.
Minnesota Senate Backs 'U' & MNSCU Tuition FreezesThe 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.
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.