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- See meetings page for agendas, notes, and handouts
- See http://www.colorado.edu/pba/budget/tuitionfees/index.html for
updated info on tuition, fees, tuition history, and links to peer comparisons
- See http://www.colorado.edu/pba/adm/ for updated information on financial aid and admissions
- From 11-12
- From 09-10
- Click here for looks at facilities fees elsewhere in the AAU, comparison of CSU and UCB resident
undergraduate tuition structures, UCB tuition differentials by college, changes in loan rules, and other background information.
- From 08-09
- Tuition 101 - from 1-16-09 meeting, with some additions
- Tuition structure for resident undergrads - per-hour and full-time rates
- Nonresident undergraduate tuition guarantee:
Student behaviors (passworded)
- About tuition and fees -- current and historical rates, peer comparisons, student
fee plan, annual "about tuition and financial aid," percent change year by year, more
- Course fees by college, level, course subject. Also see presentations for 3/09 meeting.
- Aid profiles for degree-seeking undergraduates -- By residency and family financial capability -- on the admissions/financial aid webpage
- Major products of 04-05 and 05-06 TAABs
- Summary of recommendations
- High tuition, high aid model for residents. Financial aid fastest-growing portion of budget
- Non-resident tuition guarantee
- (Not really TAAB, but related: tuition rate for graduate students on appointment as a TA or RA )
- Continue and increase use of differential tuition rates by school and college.
- Consider total cost of attendance in setting tuition and aid
- Consider debt at graduation vs. starting income as a metric of sufficiency of aid
- 7/8/05: Update on events in May, June, July 2005
- 5/05: Tuition rates and financial aid for Colorado undergraduates: Recommendations of the Tuition and Aid Board
2004-2005. Full report, 8 pp, including proposed "comprehensive plan" for financial aid modelled after U of California.
- 12/2/04, premises, general conclusions, and actions to increase resident undergraduate tuition rates by double or more over six years
Remaining materials all posted 2006 or before -- but many are still up to date
- State rules and implementation
- Peer comparisons on tuition or tuition and fees (not aid)
- CU groups with related activities
- National studies and articles
- State Higher Education Finance FY 2003
Survey Report on State-Sponsored Student Financial Aid, Academic Year 2002-03
Empty Promises: The Myth of College Access in America
College on Credit: How Borrowers Perceive their Education Debt
The College Board: Trends in Student Aid
- Lumina Foundation,
Expanding College Access: The Impact of State Finance Strategies (PDF) - The buying power of the
federal Pell grant has dropped sharply as college costs have increased, reducing college access for
lower-income students. What is the net impact of state finance strategies for higher education on
Two-page summary (PDF). February 2004.
- Pell Institute First Annual Status
Report, Indicators of Opportunity in Higher Education (PDF)
- Toward Continuous
Improvement: Rebuilding the compact between higher education, the public and our elected officials.
Larry R. Faulkner, president of the University of Texas at Austin. In National CrossTalk Spring 2005, a
web publication of The National Center for Public Policy and
- College Is a Bad Investment: Pouring more taxpayer money into
universities doesn't lead to prosperity. Richard Vedder, professor of economics at Ohio University. Article in June 20, 2005
issue of Forbes.
- National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
report from the 2003-04 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study, with details on costs and aid for undergraduate
students, broken down by institution type. One type is publilc 4-year colleges and universities. The report does not
distinguish between in-state and out-of-state students in such schools.
- NCES April, 2003 report on What Colleges Contribute,
Institutional Aid to Full-Time Undergraduates Attending 4-year Colelges and Universities.
- The National Center for Higher Education Management Systems
(NCHEMS) profiles on student and state investment in postsecondary education for all 50 states, issued October 2005.
These compare studentsâ€™ costs for tuition and fees with the return to their degrees, as well as the state investment in comparison
to the credentials produced by institutions.
College Board's annual Trends in College Pricing for 2005. Based on the College Board's
Annual Survey of Colleges. Provides on up-to-data information on
tuition and other expenses associated with attending public and private
nonprofit institutions of postsecondary education in the United States.
- Other institutions
- U of Illinois system, Ensuring Quality and Affordability: Tuition and Financial Aid at the University of Illinois
- Miami of Ohio:
Set in- and out-of-state tuition equal, with guaranteed aid to all in-state
- Illinois 4 year guarantee
- Carolina compact
- Tuition structure
- Course fees
- Grad structure plots - Excel
- UG structure w and w/o COF, plots - Excel