college tuition

12:23 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Eastern Michigan University considers in-state tuition for veterans, undocumented residents

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Western Michigan University offers in-state tuition rates to students who can prove they live in Michigan
Eastern Michigan University is poised to join a growing number of public universities in Michigan that offer in-state tuition for undocumented residents. EMU administrators will ask the Board of Trustees on Tuesday to approve a plan that would make anyone who attended a Michigan high school for at least three years and graduated from the high school eligible for in-state tuition.
8:10 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

Wayne State to offer in-state tuition rate to Great Lakes states, Ontario

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Detroit school currently draws about 95% of its students from Michigan
Wayne State University will offer in-state tuition to potential students hailing from a number of states around the Great Lakes, including Ontario, Canada. The move is a chance for the university to reverse a slide in enrollment through offering a hefty price break for potential students.
7:39 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Average tuition increase 3.45% at state universities in Michigan

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Western Michigan University tuition and fees up 3.6%.
Average sticker prices at the nation's 4-year public universities rose 2.9% this year, the smallest annual increase in more than three decades, suggesting that the steeper increases over the past few years didn't signal a new era of accelerating prices, says a report out today.
8:10 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

Student loan default rate climbs in Michigan

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Average debt of Michigan graduates is $26,000
More Michigan college graduates are defaulting on their student loans than were this time last year, new data from the federal Department of Education shows. The data shows that of the 147,128 who started repaying their loans in 2010, 14.4% had defaulted on the loans with three years.
6:56 am
Mon September 23, 2013

Wayne State's tuition increase results in more state funding for other universities

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Detroit school won't receive "performance funding" from state, but will get more revenue from 8.9% tuition increase
Wayne State University's 8.9% tuition hike, which violated a tuition increase cap put in place by the Legislature, will benefit Michigan's other public universities as they now divide funding that would have gone to WSU. State Budget Director John Nixon formally notified WSU on Sept. 10 that it was forfeiting $534,700 in performance funding.