On-Campus and Online Education

Good News for Students

Senators Ted Kennedy and Barack Obama are sponsoring legislation which would increase the maximum Pell Grant from the current $4050 a year to $5100 next fall.  The bill would provide additional annual increases through 2011, when the Pell maximum would reach $6300.

Free Tuition for Low Income Texans

Three University of Texas campuses, the University of Texas at San Antonio, at Arlington, and at Dallas now offer tuition free education to Texans with family incomes below $25,000 a year according to The Houston Chronicle.

Princeton Freezes Tuition

Like many relatively wealthy colleges and universities, Princeton has taken steps to offer more gift aid to students from low income families.  But the University surprised many when it recently announced it would not raise tuition for the 2007-2008 academic year.

While none of the other Ivies have followed suit yet, don’t be surprised if some of them do so in the relatively near future.  Should that happen, other “top tier” institutions may also seriously consider tuition freezes.

New Website on Online Colleges Set to Launch

If you are considering online degree programs, “stay tuned”.  We will soon be announcing a website on online colleges which features a “new twist” we think you will find interesting.

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Please let us know how we’re doing and what subjects you’d like us to tackle.  We want this publication to answer your questions and deal with your higher education related concerns.


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