Governor Rick Perry has formally pitched a four-year tuition freeze for incoming college freshmen and renewed his call for bachelor’s degrees costing $10,000 or less, including books.
Gov. Rick Perry is expected to outline his latest efforts to rein in soaring higher education costs in Texas.
Texas could help more poor students afford college if it capped the amount awarded under the TEXAS Grant financial aid program, state lawmakers were told Wednesday.
Folks who live in Dallas County will be paying a little more for property taxes next year. The extra funds will help pay for county community colleges.
A North Texas family is sending their son to college, but they don’t want to send any more money than they have to.
Governor Rick Perry said Tuesday that the University of Texas at Austin’s tuition freeze sent a “good message” about not raising college costs.
Regents for the Texas A&M University and University of Texas systems are poised to raise tuition rates at most of their campuses starting next fall.
The Texas law allowing some illegal immigrants to pay in-state college tuition rates is set to be tweaked to remind those students of their pledge to seek legal status.
Tuition could be going up at the University of Texas at Austin. A tuition advisory panel has recommended raising in-state student tuition by 2.6 percent for each of the next two years.
Universities are now required to offer additional tools to help students and their families estimate the cost associated with an education.
Some Texas college students could find themselves looking for new ways to pay for their education. According to education officials, the state has less money to use for financial aid.
The federal agency released its College Affordability and Transparency lists on Thursday. The online lists track tuition costs among the top and bottom 5 percent of four-year and two-year schools.