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Some Arizona students fed up with rising university fees


Anne Ryman University of Arizona student Tiffany Lee pays more than $1,000 in fees every year, in addition to tuition. Since she started in fall 2010, the technology fee has gone up about $200 to $480 a year. The health and recreation fee has doubled to $300. Some semesters, she has class fees as well: $100 for chemistry, $50 for ... Read More »

Arizona universities to raise most tuition rates next fall

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The Arizona Board of Regents approved the tuition proposals of the state’s three public universities for the 2014-15 academic year. The board approved the tuition recommendations at a meeting Thursday in Tucson. The University of Arizona had proposed a 2 percent tuition increase for in-state students in the fall and a 5 percent hike for nonresidents. Arizona State University submitted ... Read More »

UA announces partnership with universities in Brazil

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The University of Arizona will be teaming up with Brazil this year as part of an international program aimed to boost cooperation with higher education institutions in the country. The International Academic Partnership Program, created by the Institute of International Education, helps facilitate partnerships between U.S. universities and higher education institutions in emerging countries – such as Brazil, India and ... Read More »

Students seek tuition freeze at Arizona universities

After three straight years of large tuition increases, students appearing at university hearings called for the Arizona Board of Regents to freeze tuition next year. The governing board for the state universities conducted tuition hearings around Arizona for students and others to give their opinions. The board votes next week on tuition rates for the 2012-13 school year. The meetings, ... Read More »

US: Rise in dropouts reflects students, not universities

The U.S. college dropout rate is about 40 percent, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education. Pressure from the government and the benefits of a high retention rate have encouraged universities and education reformers to combat this trend. College degrees improve lives and the economy, and any help to produce more graduates should be welcomed. However, at some point, schools ... Read More »

Arizona: Tuition varies at state’s universities

For the first time in years, most students at the Arizona’s three universities won’t have to dig deeper to attend classes. Recommendations released from the three university presidents call for no change in tuition for continuing full-time Arizona residents. But for students at the University of Arizona and current freshmen at Northern Arizona University, there may be less there than ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes