The percentage of Colorado students needing to take remedial courses at public colleges after graduating high school has gone up.
A report released by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education shows 31.8% tested below college level and had to enroll in remedial courses that don't. count toward a degree.... more »
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A new Colorado law freeing state universities to recruit more international students has prompted schools to begin aggressively courting foreigners who want to study in the United States - and pay higher tuition. The Daily Camera reports that Colorado State University is seriously considering hiring an... more »
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A new Colorado law freeing state universities to recruit more international students has prompted schools to begin aggressively courting foreigners who want to study in the United States and pay higher tuition.
The Daily Camera reports that Colorado State University is seriously considering hiring an... more »
DENVER (AP) - Colorado senators have given preliminary approval to a $7 billion budget plan, but not before Republicans presented amendments to forbid the state from contracting with abortion providers or from withholding funding from departments and universities. Those amendments failed yesterday. The Senate will take a final vote on... more »
Parents in Colorado may want to start putting more money into their kids' college fund. Almost all of the universities and colleges in our state are considering double digit tuition increases next year to overcome cuts in state funding.
Jill Brake of the Colorado Commission on Higher Education worries... more »
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.
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Many private colleges are sweetening financial aid packages for students from their own backyards. It's an effort by the schools to portray themselves as more affordable and better neighbors. They also want to stay competitive.
Among the schools is Northwestern University, which is targeting Chicago-area students in financial need.... more »
The Senate has given initial approval to a bill that would give Colorado colleges more flexibility to set tuition rates after lawmakers warned funding for colleges is headed for a cliff in the next year or two.
Sen. John Morse, a Colorado Springs Democrat, says the state plans to... more »
Officials in Nashville braced for more deaths Monday as the flooded Cumberland River continued to swell, sending muddy water rushing through neighborhoods and threatening the historic heart of Music City after a destructive line of weekend storms killed 22 people in Tennessee, Mississippi and Kentucky.
The flash floods caught... more »
College presidents and educators are telling Colorado lawmakers they need flexibility to set tuition rates if the state wants them to give up $300 million in state funding.
Sen. John Morse, a Colorado Springs Democrat, says that's the only way colleges can stay open if the state cuts their... more »