Article: Explaining the Financing of College Athletes (Source: Inside Higher Ed, August 2015)

More Money, if you can play ball….

Some colleges and universities that play big-time intercollegiate sports are sharply increasing the federally defined cost of attendance for students at their institutions this year — letting them provide several thousand more dollars in stipends for scholarship athletes, but resulting in little if any additional funds for other students…

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Data: May 2015

Trends in College Pricing (Source; CollegeBoard, May 2015)

The latest data for the 2014-15 for In-State Tuition and Fees at Public Four-Year Institutions by State and Five-Year Percentage Change, as analyzed by

Find the article and data here.


Article: March 2015

The Politics of Higher Education Finance (Source: UC Riverside)

From the University of California’s Riverside Campus is their Winter Edition of Policy Matter, which looks at the position of States and Institutions and the role they play in financing public education. Find the full article here.


Report: November 2015

New Report Explores the Trends in State Financial Aid. ( Source: ECS, November 2014)

Exploring the Trends within State Financial Aid.
States take a wide variety of approaches in making investments in postsecondary financial aid. A new report from the Education Commision of the States reviews several trends in state financial aid programs enacted through state legislatures in the 2013 and 2014 sessions

Find the full report here.

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