Higher education budgets are getting their first increase from the Washington general fund since 2009, and with that boost, comes a mandated one-year tuition freeze that provides a welcome break for those paying for college.
On college campuses across the United States, the eternal optimism of youth has been throttled out by a fear of crushing student debt. That’s certainly the case in Oregon, where the cost of tuition has soared as public funding for higher education has declined.
Leaders in the state Senate said Wednesday that lawmakers have agreed to the framework of a new budget to avert a government shutdown, but counterparts in the House cautioned that no final accord had been reached.
SEATTLE (AP/CBS Seattle) — Washington’s prepaid tuition program will feel the ripple effects of recently passed legislation, according to a new report from the state actuary. The analysis shows Washington’s Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) could lose […]
The University of Washington Board of Regents has approved a 16 percent tuition increase for in-state undergraduate students for the 2012-13 academic year.
People celebrated last month when the Legislature said it wouldn’t have to make college any more expensive in Washington state, but many forgot that lawmakers had already put plans in place for a double-digit tuition increase next school year.