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Stories with subject: Student finances
  • Colleges: Transfer students are out-of-staters 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 9:49 am
  • CONCORD, New Hampshire - As college students prepare to leave New Hampshire and Vermont for summer break, a recent national study raises questions about how many will return in the fall.

  • SIU to keep fall tuition for newcomers unchanged 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 6:28 am
  • CARBONDALE, Illinois - New students at Southern Illinois University won't be paying more for tuition this fall.

  • W.Va. students urged to apply for financial aid 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 10:10 am
  • CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginia students are being urged to file paperwork to be considered for state-level grants to help pay for college and career and technical programs.

  • Rising UNC tuition funds aid for some students 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 5:01 pm
  • CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina - Some higher education leaders in North Carolina don't think it's fair that some of the tuition paid to attend the state's public universities is used to provide needier students with financial aid. The University of North Carolina's governing board is likely to tell students and their parents more about where their tuition spending goes.

  • Sallie Mae board approves Navient spinoff 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 10:26 am
  • NEWARK, Delaware - Sallie Mae's board has unanimously approved the spinoff of its loan management, servicing and asset recovery company from its consumer banking business.

  • Ohio man accused of theft of student financial aid 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 6:53 pm
  • CLEVELAND - A Cleveland man is being accused of fraudulently collecting up to $55,000 in student financial aid funds.

  • Gov. Fallin signs 10 bills into law, vetoes 1 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 6:48 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - Gov. Mary Fallin has signed 10 bills into law and vetoed one.

  • Nevada program promotes college savings 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 6:16 am
  • CARSON CITY, Nevada - Open enrollment is underway for Nevada families wanting to accelerate college savings.

  • Most Hawaii private schools plan tuition hikes 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 5:02 pm
  • HONOLULU - Most of Hawaii's larger private schools are planning tuition increases of between 3 percent and 7 percent this year as more schools are seeing a rebound in enrollment.

  • SD Board of Regents freezes in-state tuition 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 3:41 pm
  • PIERRE, South Dakota - The South Dakota Board of Regents has passed a tuition freeze for in-state students at the six state schools after lawmakers approved extra funding for the colleges in the state budget.

  • Judge gives final OK to college savings settlement 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 9:43 am
  • SANTA FE, New Mexico - A settlement in which the state will pay $3.75 million to families because of alleged mismanagement of college savings plans now has court approval.

  • More Americans see middle class status slipping 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 4:12 pm
  • WASHINGTON - A sense of belonging to the middle class occupies a cherished place in America. It conjures images of self-sufficient people with stable jobs and pleasant homes working toward prosperity.

  • Students' jobs pay off tuition at 7 work colleges 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 6:07 pm
  • CRAFTSBURY, Vermont - Many students spend years after college working off tens of thousands of dollars in school debt. But at seven "Work Colleges" around the country, students are required to work on campus as part of their studies - doing everything from landscaping, growing and cooking food to public relations and feeding farm animals - to pay off at least some of their tuition before they graduate.

  • Troubled school district faces uncertain future 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 12:01 pm
  • NORMANDY, Missouri - While most school districts are already hiring new teachers and preparing for next fall, Normandy Superintendent Ty McNichols is in something of a holding pattern.

  • Alcorn alumni donate money for scholarships 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 12:34 pm
  • VICKSBURG, Mississippi - A $10,000 gift from Alcorn State University's National Alumni Foundation will make more scholarships available for Alcorn students.

  • $1 trillion student loan debt widens US wealth gap 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 10:22 am
  • Every month that Gregory Zbylut pays $1,300 toward his law school loans is another month of not qualifying for a decent mortgage.

  • Scott meets with students in Tampa, talks tuition 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 5:11 pm
  • TAMPA, Florida - Gov. Rick Scott met with five high school students and their parents to discuss the rising cost of college tuition.

  • Tax credit for Okla. aerospace engineers extended 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 4:52 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - A tax credit that Oklahoma provides to aerospace companies that hire engineers would continue until 2018 under a bill that has cleared a Senate committee.