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The Cost of College

The Student Aid Alliance, of which AAU is a member, sent a letter to the leadership of the House and Senate subcommittees on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies seeking increased funding for federal student aid programs in FY23.
AAU sent a letter to President Biden requesting that the Department of Education extend FAFSA verification waivers for the 2022-23 award year.
AAU joined 187 organizations in encouraging Congress to invest in America’s students by doubling the maximum Pell Grant award
AAU, together with ACE, APLU, and 39 other organizations sent a letter to House leaders to urge them to support H.R. 5365, the “FUTURE Act.”
The following information on student debt is intended to provide context for the conversation about this important issue, particularly with respect to AAU institutions.
The current landscape is a ravaged one for America’s public universities and colleges.
The member institutions of AAU, share a commitment to the highest quality education possible and to make it affordable through a range of cost-savings measures, substantial institutional financial aid programs for low-and middle-income students, and creative use of technology.
The Association of American Universities (AAU), the association of 60 leading U.S. research universities, calls on presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to promote policies that foster innovation, enhance college affordability, attract and retain top international talent, and make the federal investments in research and higher education more efficient.
Higher education associations offer comments regarding borrower defenses to repayment that was published in the Federal Register on June 16, 2016.
Do federal tuition grants and subsidized loans help students afford college, or do they simply encourage colleges and universities to raise tuition? Robert Archibald and David Feldman research the answers to these questions.