Federal aid rarely affects tuition policies at colleges and universities, shows ACE report.
Community Testimony on Extending Higher Ed-related Tax Provisions
Following is a statement by Robert M. Berdahl, President of the Association of American Universities, on the letter sent to colleges and universities by Senators Max Baucus and Charles Grassley on the subject of endowments.
Paying for college is a partnership. The federal government, states, institutions, foundations, and individual students and their families all have a role in paying for college.
A new report to Congress by the Government Accountability Office paints a far different picture of college affordability than the rhetoric on Capitol Hill and in the media would suggest. The report, Higher Education: Tuition Continues to Rise, But Patterns Vary by Institution Type, Enrollment, and Educational Expenditures, refutes common misperceptions about college costs.
WHAT DO STUDENTS REALLY PAY FOR COLLEGE, AND HAVE THOSE PAYMENTS BEEN RISING? Between 1992-93 and 1999-2000, the net price of college for low-income students—the price students and families pay after grant-aid—was nearly unchanged..
The National Commission on the Cost of Higher Education met in Washington, D.C., January 21 and approved its final report. The Commission's report did not include an executive summary, and the Commission did not issue any kind of freestanding summary.
Congressionally Mandated Studies of College Costs and Prices
Finances of Research Universities - COGR Paper, March 2008
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