college costs

9:52 am
Fri November 14, 2014

Michigan College Loan Debt Above National Average

Lead in text: 
Report finds Michigan's average student loan debt is eighth highest in nation
In 2013, 69% of graduating seniors at public and private nonprofit colleges across the nation had student loans. Nationally, the average debt for these graduates was $28,400, Todd Janson owes a lot of money - $27,456 to be exact. He's not surprised by that total, nor does he regret it.
WMU Tuition
12:37 pm
Tue June 10, 2014

WMU Trustees Raise Tuition 3.2%

File Photo
Credit WMUK

Western Michigan University Trustees have approved a tuition increase for the fall. 

Read more
6:44 am
Thu June 5, 2014

Governor Rick Snyder Says Tuition at Michigan Universities is Too Expensive

Lead in text: 
Snyder says looking at ways to cuts costs, financial aid and dual enrollment are ways to help with costs
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has a son who just finished graduate school at the University of Michigan a few weeks ago, and a daughter who will graduate from high school next week and start her undergraduate career at the same university in the fall.
6:14 am
Wed April 9, 2014

KVCC Changes Will Mean Slight Increase in Fall

Lead in text: 
Students will be charged for total contact hours, rather than credit hours
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Kalamazoo Valley Community College students will pay a bit more for classes starting this fall after the KVCC Board of Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to increase course fees and charge students for contact hours rather than credit hours.
1:25 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Examining the Effectiveness of "Promise Like" Programs in Kalamazoo and Other Cities

Lead in text: 
The New Republic considers studies from the Upjohn Institute and other sources in analysis of scholarship programs
If a college degree is becoming as essential as a high school diploma was a generation ago, why not make college free? This was the essential question behind an ongoing experiment called the Kalamazoo Promise, launched in Kalamazoo, Michigan, in 2005.