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WSU nets $11.2 million through debt refunding
November 9, 2020

The university received the cash benefit by refunding a portion of its existing bond debt and plans to set that money aside to deal with operational and financial impacts of the ongoing COVID‑19 pandemic.

Restoring WSU’s fiscal health focus of website
December 8, 2017

wsu entrance and logoPULLMAN, Wash. – A new university website, titled Fiscal Health, has been created to keep the Washington State University community informed and involved in the systemwide initiative to restore WSU’s fiscal health.

Is a college degree still worth the cost?
September 21, 2010




WASHINGTON, D.C. – People with bachelor’s degrees, on average, currently earn about 66 percent more than those with a high school diploma, during their lifetime, and about 42 percent more than those with an associate degree, according to a new study by the College Board.


The College Board today, Sept. 21, released its 2010 edition of “Education Pays: The Benefits of Higher Education for Individuals and Society.” This is the third edition of the study, with the first two in 2004 and 2007.

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Student debt, loans, grants and tuition on the increase
January 6, 2006

Increasing college tuition has proven to be a thorn in the sides of college students and parents nationwide. Now, more than ever, students are watching college costs, as well as the surge in competition for scholarships and grants.“This trend is continuing and, at best, will persist into the near future, if not long term,” said Wayne Sparks, director of the WSU Financial Aid and Scholarship Services Office.Tuition increases are influenced greatly by the health of state economies, Sparks said. Over the past 25 years, Washington state’s support for college education has decreased substantially. In the late 1970s, the state paid 75 percent of the … » More …