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Author(s):Boatman, A. and L’Orange, H.
Title:State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
Short Description:This report from the State Higher Education Executive Officers examines the philosophies, policies, and procedures that drive decision-making in each state about public college and university tuition, fees, and financial aid programs, as well as general issues of college affordability.
Annotation:This report from the State Higher Education Executive Officers examines the philosophies, policies, and procedures that drive decision-making about public college and university tuition, fees, and financial aid programs, as well as general issues of college affordability. Rather than providing actual tuition costs, the report looks at policy issues such as tuition-setting authority, variations in policies regarding resident/non-resident tuition, and the balance between merit-based aid and need-based aid in each state.
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Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
Borrowing/Student Debt
Financial Aid
Loan Forgiveness Programs
Merit-based Aid
Need-based Aid
State-Level Information

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