Higher Education

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College Affordability: Know Your Federal Student Loan Repayment Options

More than 70 percent of undergraduate college students take out student loans to help with college costs. The U.S. Department of Education offers several different repayment plans to ease the burden of loan payments for new graduates as they work to establish their careers.

09/29/2014

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‘Youth CareerConnect’ Grants Fund STEM Focused Programs

CareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.

09/29/2014

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Why Every College Student Should File A FAFSA

The federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.

09/22/2014

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What You Need To Know About The Pell Grant Program

The federal Pell Grant program is the nation’s largest needs-based college grant program.

09/22/2014

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How College Scorecard Can Help With College Selection Process

According to a 2013 College Board report, full-time workers with a bachelor’s degree earn an average of $21,000 more annually than those who have no education beyond high school.

09/15/2014

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STEM Education: Why Increasing Interest Among Minority Populations Is Crucial

Women make up nearly half the American workforce, yet only 3 percent of engineers, 15 percent of math and computer workers, and 14 percent of scientists are women.

08/27/2014

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CU President Benson To Meet With Lawmakers Over Higher Ed Support

University of Colorado President Bruce Benson wants to know if Colorado voters would approve a tax hike to support higher education.

06/03/2013

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CSU Proposes 9 Percent Tuition Increase

Colorado State University is proposing a nine percent tuition increase for next fall.

04/10/2013

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Colorado Senate Passes $20.5B Budget, Heads To House

Next year’s budget for Colorado has passed the state Senate with funding increases for public schools, higher education, and money for construction projects at colleges and state buildings.

03/28/2013

A model of CU Denver's new building that will go up on the Auraria Campus. (credit: CBS)

CU Denver To Break Ground On Building That Will Improve Student Experience

The University of Colorado Denver will hold a groundbreaking on a brand new building on the Auraria campus this week, and school leaders are excited about what it means for students.

01/30/2013

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