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Grant increases nationwide outpaced by tuition

More college students nationwide received more grant aid in 2000 than they did in 1990. That’s good news for both parents and college students trying to make ends meet. However, the rate of tuition increases has steadily outpaced those increases in financial aid. The U.S. Department of Education has released a new report, “Paying for […]

Regents to act on activity fees, nursing, pharmacy

The Board of Regents of Washington State University will set tuition for the university’s doctor of pharmacy and nursing programs and establish service and activity fee rates for the 2004-2005 school year during its regularly scheduled meeting to begin at 9 a.m. today. The meeting will be on the Pullman campus in Lighty Student Services […]

Regents eye tuition hikes at June 13 meeting

Tuition increases will be one of the main topics of discussion when the university’s Board of Regents meet 3 p.m. Friday, June 13, in Lighty Student Services Building, Room 405. The regents will consider recommended tuition increases for the 2003-04 and 2004-05 academic years. Resident undergraduate tuition would increase 7 percent to $4,435 for 2003-04 […]

Two new degree programs this fall

The Washington State Board of Regents approved two new degree programs during its June 14 meeting in Vancouver, including a doctoral program in communication and bachelor#s and master#s of science degrees in biotechnology. Both programs will be effective this fall. The doctoral communication program differs from other doctoral programs in its structure and content. The […]

Tuition increases approved

Washington State University#s Board of Regents approved a set of tuition and fee rate increases from 4-16 percent for the 2002-03 academic year during its May 10 meeting in Pullman. Tuition increases are needed to protect quality, Karl Boemhke, budget director, told board members when he presented the tuition recommendations. “We believe we have a […]