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Author(s):American Association of State Colleges and Universities
Title:Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
Organization:American Association of State Colleges and Universities
Short Description:Higher education leaders and policymakers have implemented a range of policy options during the past year designed to hold the line on tuition and fee increases, boost predictability and stability in rate setting, and leverage rates for revenue and enrollment management purposes. These strategies have helped make college more affordable in the short run, but challenges loom in the long run.
Annotation:State economic conditions have continued to improve during the past year, allowing public colleges and universities to hold tuition increases at the lowest level since 2000-2001. Higher education leaders and policymakers have implemented a range of policy options during the past year designed to hold the line on tuition and fee increases, boost predictability and stability in rate setting, and leverage rates for revenue and enrollment management purposes. These strategies have helped make college more affordable in the short run, but challenges loom in the long run.
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Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
Financial Aid
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