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The Takeaway

Does College Tuition Cost Too Much?

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

In-state tuition and fees at public four-year colleges and universities rose 7.9 percent between the 2010-11 and 2009-10 school years. At private four-year schools, the average cost rose 4.5 percent. Are these rising costs improving education? Stephen Trachtenberg, president emeritus of George Washington University, presided over a 300 percent increase in tuition and fees over his two decades as president at GWU. He recently defended the high costs of tuition in an article for The Atlantic.

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WNYC News

Men Studying to Become Rabbis Can Now Get Financial Aid

Monday, August 08, 2011

As students get ready to go back to college later this month, men studying become rabbis at private undergraduate yeshivas can now qualify for aid under New York's Tuition Assistance Program, or TAP.

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WNYC News

CUNY Trustees Set to Vote on Tuition Hike

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

WNYC

The City University of New York's board of trustees will hold a special meeting Wednesday to approve a $300-a-year tuition hike for students at senior and community colleges.

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WNYC News

Legislature Poised to Hike Tuition at SUNY, CUNY

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

WNYC

Legislative leaders in Albany said Wednesday they were nearing final agreements on tuition increases at New York's universities expected to pass legislation late Wednesday or Thursday.

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The Takeaway

College Week: 'You're In, Now Pay Up'

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

High school seniors are glued to their mailboxes this week as they await college acceptance letters. However, after they get in, the question of how to pay for college looms. Personal finance expert and Takeaway contributor Beth Kobliner has some advice on how to get the right financial aid and to tell us about some affordable options for a college education.

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The Takeaway

Is College Right For Everyone? Or Even Worth the Cost?

Thursday, March 25, 2010

College tuition for a four year public school rose, on average, seven percent last year.  That rise came in a year where many American families are already feeling squeezed for money.

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