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.
Tuition at Washington’s public universities increased more during the recession than in any state except Arizona
Despite speculation to the contrary, the price for Washington’s prepaid tuition program will be going up again this fall, according to officials with the Guaranteed Education Tuition program.
Gov. Chris Gregoire’s goal of not raising college tuition over the next two years is not sitting well with the leaders of Washington’s universities, who say the proposal fails to recognize the budget problems they face.