After decades of runaway tuition costs — the tables may finally be turning.
As college students struggle to pay tuition and pay off student loans, college presidents in Pennsylvania state schools are doing pretty well.
Students at Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities will see tuition increase by about 3 percent in the coming school year.
A bill that would let universities leave the state system of higher education is expected next week in the state legislature.
Penn State’s Board of Trustees says several tentative settlements have been made with men who claim they were sexually abused by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
Tuition is going up this fall at the state’s 14 public universities.
If you’re worried about how you are going to pay for college, you’re not alone. However, there is help out there in the form of scholarships. There are plenty out there for varying amounts, but you need to find them and apply.
It’s a dilemma that many parents face – how to help fund a child’s college education. But with tuition costs so high, financial advisors worry that parents may be risking their own retirement to help their kids.
It’s time for many parents to apply for financial aid to pay for their children’s college tuition, but a state education agency is warning that it’s also a time when many are taken in by scams.
Selecting a school can be a tough decision. To help make that decision, the Princeton Review has just released its list of the best value colleges and Pitt made the list.
Over 33,000 students at Community College of Allegheny County are about to get hit with an average 9.5 percent tuition hike, starting in January. “I’m just shocked that I’m hearing this now, and I don’t know what I’m going to do,” says Jake Kirby of Sheridan.
The cost of college just went up at the largest university in Pennsylvania. It’s just another tuition hike for Penn State students, but it is a smaller one than many of them had feared. The increase comes as the school tries to deal with a $68 million cut in state funding.
Penn State and the University of Pittsburgh are tops in the country in the amount that students pay for “in-state” tuition. But, at the same time, Pennsylvania ranks 46th in the nation for the amount of money it provides for public higher education.
If residents of a community don’t like their school district, can they change it? That’s what they’re trying to do in Rosslyn Farms, which is a community in Allegheny County.
The University of Pittsburgh announced their operating budget for the current fiscal year and the news is not good for students.