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UC Per Student Spending Reaches Historical Low; Admin at All Time High

2015-2016 Public Policy reports indicate that the average per student state spending for UC and CSU has reached historical lows – just half of what it was in the year 2000....

April 10, 2016

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State auditor blasts University of California over tuition policy

The University of California did not sufficiently reduce its costs before turning to out-of-state and international students to increase revenues, the state auditor concluded in a new report released Tuesday....

March 29, 2016

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Thomas E. Elias: UC system is moving beyond the reach of more and more California students

The question of who the University of California will be serving when it reaches the third decade of this century remains one that the elite system's administrators refuse to confront year after year....

September 30, 2015

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Are Harvard, Yale, and Stanford really public universities?

More than 800 colleges and universities across North America hold endowment assets of $516 billion. But the top 10 schools in terms of assets have about $180 billion of that total, one-fifth of all the holdings. Harvard University alone has a $35 billion endowment....

April 6, 2015

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The Real Reason College Tuition Costs So Much

BOULDER, Colo. — ONCE upon a time in America, baby boomers paid for college with the money they made from their summer jobs. Then, over the course of the next few decades, public funding for higher education was slashed. These radical cuts forced universities to raise tuition year after year, which in turn forced the millennial generation to take on crushing educational debt loads, and everyone lived unhappily ever after....

April 4, 2015

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It’s Time to End Tuition at Public Universities—and Abolish Student Debt

College used to be free at institutions like the University of California and other state schools not that long ago. In 2014, tuition was abolished in, of all places, Tennessee. And in January, Obama asked Congress to fund a plan making two-year community colleges tuition-free. That’s a good start, but we need more. Making four years of college free is not only fair; it’s also politically possible....

March 23, 2015

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Legislative Analyst’s Office suggests new take on tuition debate, enrollment

A report released by the state Legislative Analyst’s Office on Tuesday praised the governor’s proposed 2015-16 budget for its “better tailored” plan for higher education but advocated a new approach to the debate over UC tuition levels....

January 14, 2015

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The history of UC tuition since 1868

The University of California, originally consisting solely of UC Berkeley’s campus, has the distinction of being California’s first public university. At the UC system’s inception, tuition was free for California residents. Over the years, student fees increased, and by the 1970s, the university moved away from free tuition for residents. Here is a look back at how the cost of education has changed since the UC system was first created. ...

December 22, 2014

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UC fee hike pushes legislative action for cash infusion

SACRAMENTO -- Barely two weeks have passed since the University of California announced it would raise tuition unless it got the state money it needed, and already -- even as state lawmakers protested that it amounted to hostage-taking -- two high-level counterproposals have emerged to stop those fee hikes from happening....

December 2, 2014

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Janet Napolitano says UC freezing tuition next year

Undergraduate tuition at the University of California won't grow next year, and UC will try to make future price hikes more predictable for students, President Janet Napolitano announced Wednesday in San Francisco at her first regents meeting....

November 13, 2013

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