Essay on the need to consider which institutions should bear the brunt of state cuts in public higher ed | InsideHigherEd
What’s left of state funding for higher ed may not reflect the costs of educating the different sorts of students that attend different campuses of state systems.
“Does just $3,000 to $6,000 a year (the national average is $5,700) in state support adequately ensure that academically vulnerable, economically insecure students, working parents and nontraditional learners will receive a quality postsecondary education that will prepare them for the workforce and beyond? It seems highly unlikely.”
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Getting basic information about college costs with financial can be daunting. I’m wondering how accurate and accessible a tool such as this can be, given how often I’ve talked with students who spend hours in the Financial Aid office negotiating adjustments in their awards after being surprised at gaps in their funding at the start of a given term.