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1 year 1 month ago

Immigrant tuition law marked across Colorado

DENVER (AP) - Lawmakers who supported Colorado's new law allowing state residents to receive in-state tuition even if they're in the country without legal permission are celebrating the registration of new students qualifying for the rate. Four events are planned around Colorado Thursday morning. Six Democrats and one Republican are...

1 year 4 months ago

New data says college is worth the cost

Saving for your kid's college and wondering if it pays to pursue higher ed? Don't worry! New data from Uncle Sam suggests a college degree is worth the financial investment. According to the Census Bureau, people with a college degree earned nearly twice the income of people with a...

3 years 4 months ago

Hot in-state tuition debate gets a partial pass

DENVER (AP) - Senate Democrats in Colorado have given preliminary approval to a bill allowing illegal immigrant students to pay in-state tuition at Colorado colleges. Republicans opposed the bill before a voice vote yesterday, saying it would provide an incentive for immigrants to come to the country illegally. The Democratic...

3 years 5 months ago

CU weighs extending staff tuition benefits

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - The University of Colorado is looking at ways it can increase the tuition benefits it makes available to its faculty and staff so the school can compete with what other colleges provide. The university is considering extending the tuition wavier to the dependents or children...

3 years 10 months ago

CU-Boulder chancellor opposes lower tuition cap

The University of Colorado regents are expected to consider a 4 percent cap on tuition increases, lower than the 9.5 percent cap recently requested by administrators. Regents were scheduled to consider the lower cap during their meeting Wednesday. CU-Boulder Chancellor Phil DiStefano spoke against the proposal Tuesday. ...

4 years 2 months ago

CSU-Pueblo announces tuition help

Colorado State University-Pueblo announced Thursday a commitment to pay tuition and fees for a significant percentage of full-time Colorado resident undergraduate students beginning in Fall 2011. CSU-Pueblo's Commitment to Colorado program is a guarantee that full-time, resident undergraduates with a family adjusted gross income of $50,000 or less who...

4 years 2 months ago

Bill on college tuition hikes signed

Many college students in Colorado will be priced right out of school, as the state allows colleges and university to raise tuition as much as they want. That's the fear of opponents of a new law signed by Gov. Bill Ritter Wednesday. The state legislature passed the bill, pressed...

4 years 4 months ago

Six students finish college with a bonus

Six students at Colorado State University-Pueblo will receive more than just a diploma on May 1, they'll also get back the tuition money they paid for their last semester. For a full time student that could be more than $1,500. The four-year incentive program began The University began the...

4 years 4 months ago

Tuition hike? Try $300 million!

Cash-strapped Colorado families trying to put their kids through college are about to get a real shocker from the state legislature--lawmakers unveiled a major overhaul Wednesday of the state's college tuition program that seeks to raise an additional $300 million by requiring parents and students to pay more. If...

4 years 5 months ago

UCCS tuition to rise 7 percent

Undergraduate students at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will pay an additional $420-$450 per year in tuition costs beginning next fall, according to plans approved Monday by the CU Board of Regents. Meeting in downtown Denver. meeting, the Regents approved tuition increases for all three CU campuses....

4 years 6 months ago

Coast-to-coast double-digit college tuition hikes

As students around the country anxiously wait for college acceptance letters, their parents are sweating the looming tuition bills at public universities. Florida college students could face yearly 15 percent tuition increases for years, and University of Illinois students will pay at least 9 percent more. The University of...

4 years 10 months ago

Illegal immigrant college tuition bill in works

Colorado Democrats plan to take another run at a bill that would provide reduced tuition to the children of illegal immigrants by creating a new class of tuition that would not require state subsidies. Sen. Paula Sandoval, D-Denver, says the measure, billed as the "Workforce Development and Unsubsidized Tuition Act,"...

4 years 11 months ago

Enrollment up at 4 CU campuses

Enrollment is up at all four University of Colorado campuses. Three of the schools - the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, the University of Colorado Denver and the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus - set record enrollments this fall. Enrollment is up 1 percent at the flagship campus...

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