tuition

Local News
9:10 am
Thu July 31, 2014

Cost of Higher Education Going Up in Virginia

Credit Lin Kristensen / creative commons

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The amount paid by students at public colleges and universities in Virginia is increasing.

The State Council of Higher Education of Virginia says undergraduates at public four-year schools will see an average increase of about 5 percent, or $544, in tuition and fees in the 2014-15 academic year.

Virginia community college students will pay about $180 more per year, or an increase of 4.6 percent.

Officials say tuition and fees also had increased more than 4 percent in the previous academic year.

Read more
Local News
9:05 am
Tue July 8, 2014

UD Tuition Inches Upward

Credit University of Delaware logo

NEWARK, Del. (AP) - The University of Delaware says tuition and fees in the upcoming academic year will increase by about 2 percent for in-state undergraduates and about 2.5 percent for out-of-state undergraduates.

The university announced the increases Monday. The school says the increase is the lowest percentage increase in more than 30 years.

For the 2014 to 2015 academic year, tuition and fees for in-state undergraduates will be $12,342. That's up $230.

Read more
News
9:11 am
Thu August 1, 2013

Delaware Lawmaker's Website For College Financial Info

Rep. John Carney (D-De)
Credit official photo

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Rep. John Carney has launched a website to help Delaware residents find their way through the college financial aid process.

The site, launched on Wednesday, will provide information on scholarships, grants and loans and ways to save for higher education.

Carney, a Democrat, said that the cost of college is rising at an unsustainable rate.

The website can be reached through Carney's home page: www.johncarney.house.gov .

Read more
News
8:57 am
Mon July 15, 2013

Rep. John Carney Holds Discussion on High Cost of College

Credit Don Rush

DOVER, Del. (AP) - U.S. Rep. John Carney is joining other Delawareans to discuss the rising cost of college.

Carney planned to host a roundtable discussion in Dover on Monday, the first in a series of such meetings about the challenges of higher education costs and possible solutions.

Carney says the cost of higher education is rising at an unsustainable rate, more than 570 percent over the past three decades, and that total U.S. student loan debt recently topped $1 trillion, more than both auto loans and credit card debt.

Read more
News
9:15 am
Tue July 9, 2013

UD Tuition Hike, Lowest in Decade

Credit Don Rush

There will be another increase in tuition this fall for students at the University of Delaware.

But for in-state undergraduate students…the hike of 3.7 percent or around $430 will be the lowest in a decade.

Last year the increase amounted for 4.4 percent.

Out-of-state students will see an increase of $1,150.

UD President Patrick Harker said the university was trying to keep higher education affordable for in-state students.

Read more
News
10:42 am
Fri May 17, 2013

Tuition and Fees Up at MD Universities

Salisbury University Student
Credit Don Rush

University of Maryland students will be shelling out a little more for tuition in the coming school year.

The Board of Regents gave the green light for a 2.4 percent hike in tuition and fees to bring in more than $35 million.

For students at Salisbury University this will mean a tuition increase of 6 percent while out of state students will pay up to 4.4 percent more.

For most schools officials say that Maryland residents won’t see more than a 3 per increase.

Read more
News
10:29 am
Fri April 19, 2013

Tuition Goes Up in Virginia

University of Virginia
Credit website

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Tuition is going up at the University of Virginia.

The Charlottesville school's board approved increases in tuition and fees on Thursday.

The Daily Progress reports that a divided board approved a 3.8 percent increase in in-state tuition and a 4.8 percent hike in out-of-state tuition.

That means tuition and fees will go up $452 to $12,458 for in-state students and up $1,826 to $39,844 for out-of-state students.

Read more
News
12:15 pm
Thu April 18, 2013

University of Virginia Considers Tuition Hike

University of Virginia
Credit University of Virginia website

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - The University of Virginia Board of Supervisors will consider proposed tuition increases and the school's capital plan on Thursday.

University administrators have proposed a 3.8 percent increase in in-state tuition and a 4.8 percent hike in out-of-state tuition. If approved, in-state students would pay $12,458 and out-of-state students would pay $39,844.

Two committee meetings are scheduled before the full board meets at 2:30 p.m. Thursday. However, the school says the schedule could vary.

Read more