tuition http://wfpl.org en Chart: Kentucky Colleges' Tuition Increases Since the Mid-1980s http://wfpl.org/post/chart-kentucky-colleges-tuition-increases-mid-1980s <p>The University of Louisville is the latest state school to increase tuition—as my colleague Jake Ryan reported Thursday, <a href="/post/university-louisville-raises-tuition-5-percent">UofL students will pay 5 percent more in 2014-15.&nbsp;</a></p> Fri, 09 May 2014 10:50:57 +0000 Joseph Lord 9311 at http://wfpl.org Chart: Kentucky Colleges' Tuition Increases Since the Mid-1980s University of Louisville Raises Tuition 5 Percent http://wfpl.org/post/university-louisville-raises-tuition-5-percent <p>When the University of Louisville's fall semester begins, students will pay more tuition than ever before.</p><p>UofL was able to offset a nearly $2.1 million annual cut in state funding, in part, by raising tuition for the upcoming academic year by 5 percent.</p><p>This means in-state students attending UofL&nbsp;will pay $10,236 for the 2014-15 school year.</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 01:35:02 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9312 at http://wfpl.org University of Louisville Raises Tuition 5 Percent Kentucky's Community College Leader Earns Six-Figures, Even After He Retires http://wfpl.org/post/kentuckys-community-college-leader-earns-six-figures-even-after-he-retires <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Michael McCall is the president of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System—and he's among the highest-paid community college administrators in the U.S.</p><p>And he'll still earn six-figures after he retires in January.&nbsp;</p><p>In its latest story, the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting found that KCTCS has agreed to pay McCall $324,321 for a year after he leaves his job. &nbsp;As president emeritus, he'll be expected to perform duties at the request of the next KCTCS president.</p> Thu, 08 May 2014 17:16:45 +0000 Staff 9308 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky's Community College Leader Earns Six-Figures, Even After He Retires University of Louisville Tuition Could Exceed $10,000 http://wfpl.org/post/university-louisville-tuition-could-exceed-10000 <p>In an effort to make up for recent budget cuts, the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education is authorizing state four-year universities and colleges to increase tuition by as much as 8 percent over the next two years.</p><p>The council limited the single year hike to no more than 5 percent.&nbsp; Each school will have the ability to decide on how to divide the tuition increases between the two years.</p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9242 at http://wfpl.org University of Louisville Tuition Could Exceed $10,000 Kentucky House OKs College Scholarship Program for Coal Counties http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-house-oks-college-scholarship-program-coal-counties <p>A bill that would provide up to $5,000 in college scholarships for high-school students in Kentucky's coal-producing counties has passed the state House.</p><p>Lawmakers voted 92 to 0 in support of the bill. It would establish the Kentucky Coal County College Completion Program, which would promote bachelor’s degree attainment for students in Eastern and Western Kentucky.</p><p>The plan will use about $4 million in coal-severance funds set aside in Gov. Steve Beshear’s proposed budget.</p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Jonathan Meador 8544 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky House OKs College Scholarship Program for Coal Counties Kentucky's Financial Aid Agency Requests What Its Owed http://wfpl.org/post/kentuckys-financial-aid-agency-requests-what-its-owed <p>More than 100,000 Kentucky college students eligible for state financial aid will not receive it this year, according to the agency responsible for overseeing the scholarships.</p><p>That's been&nbsp;<a href="http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-college-students-financial-aid-needs-rise-funding-stays-same">the story over the past few years</a>. Now, the&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority is trying to restore funding its owed to help a few thousand more students get money for college.</span></p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 21:44:58 +0000 Devin Katayama 8173 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky's Financial Aid Agency Requests What Its Owed Funding for Higher Education Lags Since Recession, Report Says http://wfpl.org/post/funding-higher-education-lags-recession-report-says <p></p><p>Kentucky follows the national trend of allocating less funding for higher education since the recession, according to<a href="http://www.cbpp.org/files/3-19-13sfp.pdf"> the latest education report</a> from the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities.</p><p>The report released Tuesday says Kentucky has cut higher education since 2008 by 26 percent—or $2,663 per student—when adjusted for inflation. That’s only slightly better than the national average of 28 percent, the report says.</p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 18:39:39 +0000 Devin Katayama 4565 at http://wfpl.org Funding for Higher Education Lags Since Recession, Report Says IU Unveils Tuition Break For "On Time" Grads http://wfpl.org/post/iu-unveils-tuition-break-time-grads <P>Indiana University students who graduate within four years could pay less tuition than those who take longer under a plan unveiled this week by President Michael McRobbie.<p> <P>The on-time completion award program will freeze tuition for students after their sophomore year if they are on track to graduate in four years.<p> <P>The program takes effect next fall. Wed, 10 Oct 2012 18:53:56 +0000 The Associated Press 1966 at http://wfpl.org IU Unveils Tuition Break For "On Time" Grads Community and Technical Schools Increase Tuition, Approve Staff Raises http://wfpl.org/post/community-and-technical-schools-increase-tuition-approve-staff-raises <p>&nbsp;</p><p>The Kentucky Community and Technical College System&rsquo;s (KCTCS) board has approved a tuition increase and raises for full-time staff for next year.</p><p>The state&rsquo;s Council on Post-Secondary Education still needs to grant final approval this Thursday, but the KCTCS is within the council&rsquo;s four percent tuition cap.</p><p>In-state students will now pay $140 per credit hour. For students living in contiguous counties to Kentucky that amount will be $280 and nearly $500 for all other out-of-state students.</p> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 17:22:18 +0000 Devin Katayama 698 at http://wfpl.org Community and Technical Schools Increase Tuition, Approve Staff Raises Council Approves Tuition Increase for Higher Education http://wfpl.org/post/council-approves-tuition-increase-higher-education <p>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 17:22:40 +0000 Devin Katayama 31 at http://wfpl.org Council Approves Tuition Increase for Higher Education