There’s good news for students and their families as for the second academic year in a row the rate of tuition increases at U.S. colleges and universities has fallen – but the news isn’t all rosy.
More college students are paying their tuition with credit cards but they may be hit with a fee they’re not expecting.
Lawmakers who supported Colorado’s new law allowing state residents to receive in-state tuition even if they are in the country without legal permission are celebrating the registration of new students qualifying for the rate.
Immigrant students will pay significantly less in tuition at Colorado colleges under legislation signed by Gov. John Hickenlooper on Monday.
Colorado State University is proposing a nine percent tuition increase for next fall.
Metropolitan State College of Denver officials are unanimously recommending a measure to cut tuition for illegal immigrants living in Colorado by more than half.
Colorado Republicans rejected a measure that would have allowed illegal immigrant students attend state colleges at discounted tuition rates.
Students who live in Colorado illegally are one step closer to getting a break on tuition rates at state universities.
A long-debated proposal about college tuition for illegal immigrants was expected for debate in the Colorado Senate Friday.
Illegal immigrants attending Colorado high schools are waiting to see whether the Legislature will pass a bill allowing them to attend state colleges at tuition rates lower than the out-of-state rates.