Search Results

Free Essays
Unrated Essays
Better Essays
Stronger Essays
Powerful Essays
Term Papers
Research Papers

Your search returned over 400 essays for "tuition"
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [Next >>]

These results are sorted by most relevant first (ranked search). You may also sort these by color rating or essay length.

Title Length Color Rating  
tuition - College Education College education is a highly talked about subject among the presidents. For many years college education was not highly sought after or looked for, then when people who did go to college started getting better paying jobs than everyone else more and more people started to go to college. Since college is such a hot commodity these days the price of a college education is on a steady rise. Some experts have a very strong opinion as to why college education is on a rise and some believe that that it is not on the rise....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
:: 3 Sources Cited
2314 words
(6.6 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
college tuition - Public college tuition fees need to increase and not have a ceiling set on them because over time instructional costs increase due to rising wages, salaries and inflation. If there were a ceiling government taxes would increase, and last many amenities would have to be subtracted. First, over time instructional costs increase due to rising wages, salaries and inflation. If tuition does not increase the salary of employees will decrease and jobs will have to be cut, because there will not be enough money....   [tags: essays research papers] 419 words
(1.2 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
Increase in Tuition - Increase in Tuition Dear ISU Cyclone Family Member, Would you like to save yourself $300 to $900 every six months for four years. Maybe go treat yourself to something nice each month or save up and give yourself a big treat at the end of four years. Would you like to see ISU continue with low priced high quality education. These two things will be intangible if you turn and look the other way on this issue. This week Iowa State is hosting the Board of Regents in the Sun Room of the Memorial Union....   [tags: Education Argumentative Papers] 900 words
(2.6 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
The Fight Against Tuition - ... Maricopa hopes that the additional money inflow is a solution to their problems, as their only alternative is to raise the price per credit hour to an even higher rate than the current $81 dollars. Instead of focusing on the burdens created by these tuition increases, light should be shed onto the benefits, and solutions. Currently there are more part-time professors than there are full-time professors at community colleges (Faller). The increase will allow Maricopa Community College schools to have more full-time faculty; with an estimated additional 32 professors....   [tags: college, education, state funding, Arizona, funds]
:: 10 Works Cited
1830 words
(5.2 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Stop the Tuition Inflation - Higher education costs have been increasing at a rapid pace, faster than inflation for the economy as a whole, for the past fifty years. It started in the 1960’s when the federal government passed the Higher Education Act to increase the amount of people able to afford and attend college. Regardless of the Unites States Government efforts to increase the affordability of college, federal aid programs have not risen to expectations due to the ever-increasing college prices. To lower the price of college, the government needs to cut back on student financial spending to go only to the lowest income families and create tax incentives for families to start saving up on their own....   [tags: Higher Education, college]
:: 14 Works Cited
2338 words
(6.7 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Students Deserve A College Tuition - ... Tuition at the school was increasing and she began working 30 hours each week for six or seven days. This caused her to lack in sleep and nutrition because she simply didn’t have time with school, work, and homework and she had a mental and physical breakdown. After this, she decided Wells couldn’t work out and she transferred to Cornell University. The more success a student may accomplish in college, the better their future will be in my opinion. There are several ways to maintain those low stress levels in college....   [tags: financial aid, pell grants, education]
:: 19 Works Cited
3262 words
(9.3 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Fighting Rising College Tuition Costs - Declining state support, educational race for top rankings, uneven financial aid, or economy downfall: there are reasons all across the board as to why the cost of college tuition is getting out of hand. Envision a senior girl whose heart had been set on her dream college for years. An elite, honorable college where everyone seems to want to go. She has been telling her parents from an early age she was going to one day be a member. While on a visit to the college in late fall of her senior year, she fell in love with the beautiful campus which seemed to spread for miles....   [tags: Education Policy]
:: 8 Works Cited
2242 words
(6.4 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
University Tuition Costs are Too High - The cost of tuition for higher education is quickly rising. Over half of college freshmen show some concern with how to pay for college. This is the highest this number has been since 1971 (Marill and O’Leary 64-66, 93). The amount of college graduate debt has been rapidly increasing also. With limited jobs available because of the high unemployment rate, college graduates find themselves staying in debt even longer. Although grants and financial aid are available to students, students still struggle to pay for their college tuition....   [tags: College Costs Are Out Of Control] 1245 words
(3.6 pages)
Unrated Essays [preview]
Norwich University Tuition: A Souring Cost - ... The most eyebrow raising statistic is that only 39% of students that attend Norwich will graduate in four years (National Center for Education Statistics). This is a very low percentage, compared to the national average of 59 percent (Institute of Education Sciences). This highlights a few issues. A major problem is the fact that students lack the ability to be able to fund their way through college and may have to take some time away from school to get the money necessary to return and finish their degree....   [tags: student loans, military college, education]
:: 8 Works Cited
1212 words
(3.5 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Fighting the Cost of College Tuition - Fighting the Cost of College Tuition College tuition is a hot topic these days. For a long time, people did not pay much attention to tuition. Today, things are changing. More and more, people are realizing how high tuition has gotten and now they want that to change. In the following essay, I have tried to tackle a very difficult topic. The problem with this topic was that, during research, I found that almost all of the information regarding it was attack after attack on the college administrations....   [tags: Teaching Education College Financial Essays]
:: 5 Works Cited
1793 words
(5.1 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Making College Tuition Cheaper - Making College Tuition Cheaper I believe that college tuition should be cheaper for everyone no matter what economic level your family is in. College tuition should be very affordable for everyone, so everyone has a chance to get an education without being in debt. There are kids and adults all over the country and world that would love to go to college. Should Universities turn down people because they can't afford it. Of course there are numerous of scholarships, financial aids, and loans available, but sometimes they don't help everyone out that much; because the average family can’t fully support the child going to college, and make a living what is called comfortably in residence....   [tags: essays research papers] 767 words
(2.2 pages)
Unrated Essays [preview]
Rising Tuition Prices - Rising Tuition Prices The skyrocketing price of college tuition is causing a tremendous concern over whether higher education will be a viable financial concept to the average citizen over the next decades. Some families have opted to explore different means of obtaining a higher education for their children as these costs escalate. There is overwhelming evidence that colleges need to restructure the way they are run because tuition prices are increasing at a rapid rate causing changes in the way students fund their education and in the way the government provides educational subsidies....   [tags: Education Schooling Money Papers]
:: 7 Works Cited :: 2 Sources Cited
2184 words
(6.2 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Making College More Affordable: Tuition Aid Grant - Presently, the availability of educational opportunities at the college and university level is a critical state and personal interest given the needs of the state for a well-educated workforce which has never been greater. Too many, the focal point of attending college is receiving a high paying job in the future. Unfortunately, in most states, tuition is on the rise and students who come from low-income families find themselves struggling to fund their education. According to legislatures, “The cost of college in New Jersey, as in the nation, continues to grow faster than the rate of inflation.” (State of New Jersey 1)....   [tags: Higher Education, college]
:: 10 Works Cited
2483 words
(7.1 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Is Penn State tuition too expensive? - Is Penn State tuition too expensive. The Pennsylvania State University is one of the biggest state universities in the nation, with over 40,000 students currently enrolled in that university system. It is also a very old school, with its 150th birthday coming up in the year of 2005. Over the last one and a half century, Penn State has produced the most number of alumni in the world. In my major, meteorology alone, famous alumni such as Jon M. Nese, Greg Forbes, and Joe Bastardi are contributing their invaluable knowledge to the world in the science of meteorology....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Essays]
:: 10 Sources Cited
1723 words
(4.9 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
Lowering Tuition at Iowa State University - Lowering Tuition at Iowa State University The Background of the Costs of Tuition at Iowa State University Iowa State University is a land grant school which, among other things, means that the university gets money from the state of Iowa from the taxes that residents pay to the state. Because of this in state residents who choose to go to the university do not have to pay a large amount of money while out-of-state residents have to pay almost twice as much. Iowa State University does not have reciprocity, meaning that even residents from the surrounding states, Minnesota, Illinois, etc., have to pay full out-of-state tuition....   [tags: Colleges Education Finances Papers]
:: 1 Works Cited :: 2 Sources Cited
2171 words
(6.2 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Stabilizing the Increasing Tuition Rates for Nebraska’s Colleges and Universities - ... Benefits for Nebraska Universities and Colleges (3-4 benefits) wouldn’t have to spend as much on students, When a student body’s tuition is stabilized the university can take out less money from the state treasury for those students that need it. The tuition and expenses are shared both by the students and the state taxpayers. The taxes collected by the states in 2001 helped make the cost of tuition more affordable; today this is no longer the case (SHEV 5). Students are actually paying more for their tuition on a national average than the share of the taxpayers....   [tags: student debt, loans, affordable education]
:: 13 Works Cited
3266 words
(9.3 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
The University Should Raise Tuition Each Year - The University Should Raise Tuition Each Year Tuition usually increases once a year, for the main purpose that schools go over their budget and they have to make up that money in some way. The schools are using that extra money to make that school a better place so that existing students and new students think its worth spending their money on, going there for a higher education. There are good and bad things about tuition increases, but the big thing to think about is, are these increases going to help the students....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays] 964 words
(2.8 pages)
Unrated Essays [preview]
The Cost of Equal Opportunity: An in Depth Look at the College Tuition Cost Epidemic - The idea of freedom and equal opportunity that America was built on has sadly been lost and replaced with a system of quality education only being accessible by the wealthy. In-state college tuition should be free for all students meeting admission requirements, allowing students from the full spectrum of economic backgrounds to have the same opportunity to receive the same education. The incidence of poverty in the U.S. is directly linked to educational level. When a college degree is earned, income levels rise (College Board)....   [tags: Higher Education ]
:: 10 Works Cited
1695 words
(4.8 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Cost of Higher Education - ... The demand for financial assistance has increase why State and local financing for higher education declined 7 percent in fiscal 2012(Lewin, 2013). These are the factors that keep the hope alive when it is time to write the checks as the semester begins. The problems come into play when there is not enough financial assistance to go around. Majority of students need assistance for to be successful in school yet the per-student support dropped 9 percent from the previous year which is the lowest in 25-years(Lewin, 2013)....   [tags: college, tuition, books]
:: 11 Works Cited
1927 words
(5.5 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Higher Education: Private Superiority Over Public - ... Also, when considering the wages of select college graduates, statistics show that “Alumni of the most selective colleges earned, on average, 40 percent more a year than those who graduated from the least selective public universities” (Steinberg). When judging a student’s success on income, graduates of more selective colleges tend to be earning the ideal wages. Studies by economists found that “strong evidence emerges of a significant economic return to attending an elite private institution, and some evidence suggests this premium has increased over time” (Steinberg)....   [tags: top-notch colleges, tuition]
:: 9 Works Cited
1490 words
(4.3 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Community College: A Wiser Decision - ... Thus, freshman will able to save a large amount from their pocket or loans. Because four years is a long term decision, the sum of small amount will become much bigger. Many people found out that their dream careers turned out not so fitting for them. For example students who never like to read books, try to become researchers is taking large part of the problem. Functioning as a part of the community isn’t just as simple as doing things alone; people have to be able to fulfill their part of the job....   [tags: education, university, tuition, undergraduate]
:: 5 Works Cited
973 words
(2.8 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Does College Matter? - ... Leanhardt found there are a variety of reasons, it could be because high schools, especially lower income schools, typically do a poor job of preparing students for college, or if the student does make it to college they become disenchanted from the lack of resources and narrow breadth off majors available at their “affordable” college (92). It should be noted that not all institutions have similar dropout ratings, some schools have very high percentages of students graduating their colleges, of course they don’t have the same tuition fees as other schools either....   [tags: education, tuition, money]
:: 5 Works Cited
1571 words
(4.5 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
College Expense - ... By having bad credit students in the long run won’t be able to invest in a house, a car, a business, etc., which would leave the economy without any money coming in. "As a nation, we need more college graduates in order to stay competitive in the global economy,” day by day students are either without money or dropping out of college, the result of that will lead to an inflation period in the United States, because those same college dropouts don’t have the required skills for the field; it will leave a lot of people unemployed and our economy unstable....   [tags: Education, Tuition, College]
:: 4 Works Cited
1207 words
(3.4 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
College Costs Are Out Of Control - ... With this economic change, students need to attend college and get degrees. To have these degrees available to more students, colleges should offer lower tuition costs. Not only will this give more students a higher education, but it will also create more jobs that will remain in the United States. Decreasing our college rates can educate more students than before, to take on the jobs that will stay within the United States. While college is a very worthwhile investment, there are many extra amenities of college that raise the costs....   [tags: College Tuition is Too High]
:: 3 Works Cited
1447 words
(4.1 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
High Law School Tuition Prohibits Graduates From Public Service Careers - Since the early 1970s there has been a steep and persistent rise in the costs of legal education and in the tuitions law schools charge. From 1990 to 2003 the average cost of public education rose 234 percent and the cost of private education rose 118 percent. The average tuition for a public law school is $10,820 for a state resident and $20,171 for a non-resident. The average tuition for a private law school has rose to an astounding $25,584. As a result of the soaring cost of legal education, total financial aid available to students from federal, state, and institutional has also increased dramatically, changing student aid system from a grant-based to a loan-based one....   [tags: law Education] 1549 words
(4.4 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Nursing - ... Driving 100 miles every day to attend nursing school does not sound very practical, especially with a family or children that need a mother or father at home to meet their needs. Despite this very important factor, do not negate or automatically write-off certain schools because of basic commuting, but definitely consider the overall location before jumping off the cliff. Accredited Nursing Programs As a general rule of thumb, most accredited schools have websites on an educational (.edu) domain....   [tags: Nursing Schools, Tuition, Cost, Class] 735 words
(2.1 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Financial Aid: Need or Merit? - ... Not only did the lower class student not have the funds to attend college, but their grades were also not as high. While this may seem like favoritism, lower class students with a remarkable academic record despite the stereotypes and statistic is far more impressive than someone handed every opportunity (“Should More College” 2). While it may appear that merit-based aid benefits those who can pay for college without aid, this is not fully true. It has been shown that those who attend college are generally in the middle or upper class income level; it is not always easy for them to pay for college out of pocket (“Should More College” 1)....   [tags: college, education, grades, tuition, economy]
:: 4 Works Cited
881 words
(2.5 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Going Broke by Degree by Richard Vedder - Going Broke by Degree by Richard Vedder David Wood once said, “College is the best time of your life.  When else are your parents going to spend several thousand dollars a year just for you to go to a strange town and get drunk every night?” The costs of college are escalating at an all time high, which is why Richard Vedder went out and looked for a reason as to why this is and what, if any, solutions to this ongoing problem could be. Vedder talks about four main reasons why tuition continues to rise: third party providers and the amount of funding and spending that goes on, there is no market discipline when it comes to universities, price competition, and also government regulation....   [tags: Vedder College Tuition Costs] 1167 words
(3.3 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
There has been much debate about the rising tuition fees in the higher education system - There has been much debate about the rising tuition fees in the higher education system. Students heading to university this autumn will be the last members of a fading system. From 2006, the basic fee of £1,200 a year will come to an end for every course in every institute. With the new rules, institutions will be able to set their own fees, up to a maximum of £3,000 a year. Previously, the government contributed £1,200 regardless of its demand. This means that the government will no longer control the price of courses being offered at universities....   [tags: Papers] 1146 words
(3.3 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Proposal College for Free - Proposal College for Free Dear Governor Bush: The demands of the workplace today are leaning toward a more educated employee. Many businesses are looking for degree holding, college graduates. Making it a must for today's youth to attend college to be in the running for a decent job. But to many students today, college is out of the question, solely due to the high tuition costs. Many high school graduates are forced to directly start a full-time job, because the money isn't there for college....   [tags: Education School University Tuition Essays Papers]
:: 3 Sources Cited
776 words
(2.2 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Tuitions Up, Scholarships Down - As time goes on, it seems the dream of going to college is becoming harder and harder to achieve. The average cost of attending a college is rising quickly. Depending on the college in particular, tuitions went up anywhere from $231 to $1,114 (MSNBC.com). Overall, tuitions have gone up a mind-blowing 85% in the last ten years. At the same time, funding for these colleges has gone down, creating a significant problem for blue collar families who have the intention on sending their kids to a four year college....   [tags: higher Education, college, education cost] 600 words
(1.7 pages)
Unrated Essays [preview]
University Education Should Be Free - ... What the government is doing is not right to the citizens in the US. Citizens should be allowed to go to college without being charged. If Universities are overpopulated the government does not make more colleges. They charge more to limit the amount of people that go to college. Making it impossible to afford an education. The government should focus on giving citizens the education they need. A university charging as much as $8000 a year is just crazy. If there were no fees, loans, or tuition many citizens would have the opportunity to get a higher education without the stress of paying all the money plus interest back....   [tags: tution, fees, college]
:: 8 Works Cited
1612 words
(4.6 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
An Analysis of the Pennsylvania DREAM Act - ... Specifically, influences that propelled the PA DREAM Act are not distinct from the factors that caused other states to enact a form of tuition equity policy for undocumented students in their state. The following factors could have pushed SB 713 onto Pennsylvania’s legislative agenda: A strong national support for the passage of the DREAM Act and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Despite a decade of failure to pass the DREAM Act, the bill continues to receive support from numerous celebrities and federal agencies....   [tags: Agenda Setting, Societal Issues]
:: 22 Works Cited
3136 words
(9 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
The High Price of Education - The High Price of Education Once again, students at State University will pay more in tuition during the 2005-2006 academic year, by a 4.5 percent increase. The State Board of Regents was presented with a proposed 5.2 percent increase at its September 23-24 meeting in Capital City, but decided this month that a 4.5 percent increase in tuition was more reasonable. Even with the additional services that could be made available by the tuition hike, the students should not have to pay this increase....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays] 983 words
(2.8 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
California University Education: A Fading Dream - ... “UC and CSU fees have risen 40 percent since December. The price tag for community college fees is to increase this fall from eleven dollars per unit to eighteen dollars”(Maxwell 209). Foreign students come to California because of its higher education system while they are getting tougher and tougher in paying their tuition fee. For foreign students who have already been here for several years may be able to cover the tuition at the beginning while their families have difficulties to continue to afford the continuously increasing tuition fees these years....   [tags: technology, silicon valley, berkley]
:: 6 Works Cited
1279 words
(3.7 pages)
Unrated Essays [preview]
The DREAM Act - Every year, about 2.8 million students graduate from a United States high school. They have dreams of going to college or to the military to have an opportunity to make something of their lives. However, each year, there is also a group of about 65,000 students who will not have that chance to advance in their lives (CIR_DREAM paragraph 1). They are unable to do so because they were brought to the US illegally by their parents when they were children, and have the status of an illegal immigrant....   [tags: Immigration, illegal, social reform]
:: 5 Works Cited
1214 words
(3.5 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Why Not Community College? - Although 2010 was not by definition, a recession year, it certainly felt like one. The growth of the economy was stifled, unemployment was stagnated at a little less than ten percent and interest rates and inflation were at near depression levels by year’s end. The state of the economy unequivocally influences tax collections and budgets, which in turn determines the financial prosperity of higher education, especially in the public sector. The two main sources of revenue for public colleges and universities are state appropriations and tuition....   [tags: Higher Education ]
:: 9 Works Cited
1102 words
(3.1 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Colleges Must do More - ... Nontraditional students today make up nearly half of all college enrollments, and the majority of them are women (1814-1816). Colleges can no longer rely on traditional student support systems. Classes and amenities must be accessible to nontraditional students at convenient times, such as evenings and weekends. Some colleges even offer childcare for evening and weekend class takers, meeting the needs of many nontraditional students with young children (1814-1816). The article “Nontraditional Students in Higher Education” recommends that colleges make three major shifts in their perspective that place an emphasis on fulfilling human potential and realizing individual independence....   [tags: Nontraditional Students, College]
:: 7 Works Cited
1534 words
(4.4 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
The Price of College - Is it fair to charge one customer a higher price for the same product because they have more money. Most people would say no, just because they earn more money doesn’t mean they should have to spend it. This is one of the reasons why it’s not right to consider basing college tuition prices on income. Determining how much a student pays for college based on income could give everyone an equal opportunity to go. However, it would create budget issues, unfair pricing and a lack of student motivation....   [tags: higher learning, college Education]
:: 6 Works Cited
764 words
(2.2 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
The Higher Education Debate - ... The California state university system shared that, with reduced state support and reduced tuition fees, the education inequality is being experienced. Reduction of tuition fees on university participation are small, but not zero and in turn the move would have very little in closing the gap between university participation rates in people from higher and lower ends of the income distribution (Holmwood, 2011). Conclusion Lowering of tuition fees in university education has been a hot topic among politicians....   [tags: College Degree, Influenza Vaccine]
:: 4 Works Cited
934 words
(2.7 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
The College Degree: Just Another Pyramid Scheme - ... At the University of Florida Counseling and Wellness center, they determined the competition for grades, the need to perform, relationships, career choice, and many other aspects of the college environment causes stress. They have also found inadequate sleep and nutrition, financial problems, and work demands also aids to additional stress. Although research proves that the workload of college causes excess stress in students; the statistics for stress-related illness found in college students, are not presented to students when planning to enroll in any college....   [tags: education, college institutions]
:: 10 Works Cited
1639 words
(4.7 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
How Scholarships Can Pay for Your College - Merit scholarships are contests that require you to win something based on your sport, or academic accomplish. A need based scholarship helps you with your tuition if financial aid does not cover everything. Merit, and need based scholarships can help you pay for college. A need based scholarship can be a loan or federal money given to you every semester. A merit scholarship can be award to you if there are good grades, or an athlete’s talent involved. In everyday life you have to earn rewards. For example scholarships are built on hard work....   [tags: Merit scholarships, scholarships, college, ] 516 words
(1.5 pages)
Unrated Essays [preview]
Understanding Peace - Conflict - Cost of Education and Decrease in Assistance - Introduction A conflict that is growing more and more each year is the cost of education and the decrease in teachers. The question of "Why aren't there more people that want to be teachers?" and "Why is the cost of education increasing?" has been raised. Unfortunately, there is yet to be one answer to either of these questions. That is mainly because there is more than one answer to each of these questions. There have been attempts made to solve these conflicts, but a change has not taken place as of yet....   [tags: Current Events] 718 words
(2.1 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
WGU: Breaking Down Barriers for Non-Traditional Students - Do you always dream of getting a college education but feel that financial and time obligations are obstacles you can’t overcome. Educational fiscal burdens are getting more difficult to manage with rising tuition costs; making many universities and colleges unaffordable. Numerous people who wish to pursue a college degree labor balancing family and work commitments in today’s fast-paced environment. Many potential candidates have considerable experience in various disciplines and get bored with the slow pace usually pursued at traditional universities....   [tags: Higher Education]
:: 2 Works Cited
885 words
(2.5 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Colllege Students Struggling with Rising Costs - Colllege Students Struggling with Rising Costs Kristen Carlow, a 20-year-old former Northeastern University student left Boston last spring after her freshmen year, because of overwhelming tuition prices. “My parents make a decent amount of money and I’m an average white female student. I’m nothing special, where the government or Northeastern was going to give me enough money to pay for school,” Carlow said. This is the current situation that many college students face across the United States....   [tags: Finances Financial Loans Education Essays] 1831 words
(5.2 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
The Cost of Higher Education - Introduction The increasing cost of higher education in the United States has been a continuing topic for debate in recent decades. American society emphasizes the importance of education after high school, yet the cost of undergraduate and advanced degrees continually rises at a greater rate than inflation. According to the Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance, cost factors prevent 48% of college-qualified high school graduates from pursuing further education (McKeon, 2004, p. 45)....   [tags: Education College Graduate School Papers]
:: 10 Works Cited :: 3 Sources Cited
3001 words
(8.6 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
WGU is Breaking Down Barriers for Non-Traditional Students - Have you always dreamed of getting a college education but felt that financial and time obligations are obstacles you couldn’t overcome. Educational financial obligations are getting more difficult to manage with the rise of tuition costs; making many universities and colleges unaffordable. In these fast paced times, many people struggle with balancing family and work obligations. Enrolling at a structured brick-and-mortar university doesn’t provide the necessary flexibility to provide solutions for the non-traditional student....   [tags: Higher Education] 841 words
(2.4 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
“WGU is Breaking Down Barriers for Non-Traditional Students” - Have you always dreamed of getting a college education but feel that financial and time obligations are obstacles you can’t overcome. Educational fiscal burdens are getting more difficult to manage with the rise of tuition costs; making many universities and colleges unaffordable. In this fast- paced time, many people labor attempting to balance family and work commitments. Enrolling at a structured brick-and-mortar university doesn’t grant the necessary flexibility to provide solutions for the non-traditional student....   [tags: Higher Education] 878 words
(2.5 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
“Higher Education Without Higher Interest Rates” - The current state of the economy has spurred a debate as to what type of education is worth the time and study that students invest. Some contend that students should attain degrees in more quantitative subjects, such as math and science. Others state that vocational degrees are best in this economy. Personal views aside, a central tenet is clear—a college education, often complemented by postgraduate education, is the reliable path to success for most Americans. That being said, there are still several real-life obstacles that impede access to such an education....   [tags: Higher Education, college]
:: 10 Works Cited
1983 words
(5.7 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Choosing a College: Case Western Reserve University vs. The Ohio State University - ... However, the University’s tuition rate has continued to increase also. My financial aid package from Ohio State only proposed about $8,000 in aid, leaving me to cover the rest. The difference in what I was required to pay and how much aid I received did not compare to the financial offer from Case. Tuition was a really important deciding factor especially since I had a younger brother who would have his own tuition bill soon. Receiving a education is imperative given how expensive college is, which is why reputation matters....   [tags: compare and contrast] 874 words
(2.5 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Higher Education and Financial Aid from the Government - Going to school and trying to afford it can be a financially draining experience, and I know that from experience. Our government has made many relevant changes thus far to better support students, but much more can still be done. With rising tuition costs and not enough government aid, more and more students are forced to take out loans in order to pay for continuing education. These loans later become a huge financial burden, some totaling near $30,000. If the dream of a college education is dependent upon access and affordability, how are young people supposed to continue their education and plan a future, when the cost of tuition is through the roof....   [tags: Higher Education, Financial Aid, Government, educa] 1676 words
(4.8 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Pastor's Letter - “St. John's Lutheran School exists to help families pass their faith in the Lord Jesus to their children through a Christ-centered educational program and to help the children fully develop their God-given gifts.” Dear Pastor, St. John’s Lutheran School has been a beacon of Christian education since 1876. As with other parochial schools, we find enrollment has declined and while this provides for some very favorable teacher to student ratios, the reality is that is it not good stewardship on our part to allow this to continue....   [tags: Letter] 885 words
(2.5 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
A College Education at Any Price - ... InFullerton College, say for example, in economics class, the number of students range from 40 to 65 students. It is almost impossible for the professor to get familiar with their students’ first names, although it is not a factor for learning well. Nevertheless, it is indisputable that with that large size of class, students can be distracted, and may have a hard time to focus on their studies. Meanwhile, Private Universities likeBiola University, accept only a small number of students in a class....   [tags: Education Costs, College, University] 1010 words
(2.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
NCAA athletes and pay - ... However, if student-athletes were paid, they would put their studies aside and only dedicate themselves to sports in order to enjoy the lifestyle of a professional athlete. Going to college and participating in a sports program are the building blocks toward a possible future lucrative professional sports career. A college is a place of higher learning and participating in a sports program is a choice for a student-athlete and therefore, colleges should not provide the student-athlete with a salary....   [tags: sports, college students] 1136 words
(3.2 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Power of Vouchers and School Choice - The Power of School Choice I am for the concept of Choice because no child should be forced to go to a bad school against his or his parents' will especially when there is a better school nearby. Parents not only freely choose any kinds of school but also allow to work with others to create new independent schools. Nowadays, we cannot ignore the reality that choice already exists for some privileged, rich people. It is fair to give our children a impartial chance at life through a better education....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics] 638 words
(1.8 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
What Does American Education Need? - What Does American Education Need. For over four decades, the public education establishment has delivered one educational disaster after another. "Solution" after "solution" they have offered have fallen far short of promises. The education establishment's perennial answer to our education problems is increased education expenditures. Educational expenditures have skyrocketed (more than doubling every 20 years since 1960) and yet Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) scores plummet. National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) test results partially demonstrate our dismal education picture....   [tags: Teaching Teachers Learning School Essays]
:: 2 Works Cited
1261 words
(3.6 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
College Costs - College Costs Introduction It's no secret that financing a college education is getting tougher. College costs have skyrocketed over the past decade or so, and there's no relief in sight. Average tuition at four-year colleges will increase 7 percent this school year, double the rate of inflation. Student aid is not increasing fast enough to plug the growing gap between tuition and family finances. In addition, there is a growing number of older students entering college today. These students have families that they need to support....   [tags: essays research papers] 2222 words
(6.3 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Workplace Assessment - Workplace Assessment Ball Memorial Hospital’s rehabilitation unit will examine how various motivational strategies affect productivity in the job. The certified nurse’s aide (CNA) has many responsibilities some programs implemented in the hospital that affect the CNA are. Tuition reimbursement is one program Ball Memorial Hospital has. Another program is the quit smoking program and yet another is the weight loss program. The nurse’s aide is the back bone of healthcare. The aide does all patient care regarding the activities of daily living (ADL’s)....   [tags: Work Productivity] 1517 words
(4.3 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
The Pell Grant Program: A Necessity - In 1965, the United States legislature passed a historical legislation called the Higher Education Act of 1965. This was an important legislation intended to strengthen the resources of our colleges and universities and to provide financial assistance to students in postsecondary and higher education. Today, this act remains the foundation for most postsecondary education subsidies, including the Federal Pell Grant program. Since its inception, the federal government has continued to provide varying amounts of funding for higher education in hopes of encouraging college enrollment by reducing college costs....   [tags: Educational Issues]
:: 6 Works Cited
1527 words
(4.4 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Big Office or McDonalds? - In today’s economy, people all over the United States wonder if a college education will help students reap the same benefits as in the past. Indeed, the debate has turned into a one-sided match about the rising cost of tuition and shrinking graduation rates. Fees for a higher education have risen at an astounding rate every year. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) confirms that the cost of a college education has more than doubled over the last ten years. Meanwhile, state and federal funds are decreasing and just cannot support higher education (Mendenhall)....   [tags: Education]
:: 4 Works Cited
1757 words
(5 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
America Cannot Afford Illegal Immigrants - America has a national debt of approximately 14 trillion dollars. What can our country do to stop this spending. Statistics show that 338.3 billion dollars are spent on illegal immigrants in America annually. (3) This amount alone would be enough to stimulate the economy for the real citizens of this country. If we were to tighten border security, we would be able to cut down our debt. Therefore, to minimize national debt, America should tighten border security and thus stop spending money on welfare, Medicaid, and education for illegal immigrants....   [tags: Illegal Immigration Essays]
:: 6 Works Cited
804 words
(2.3 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Powers of CHED - Powers of CHED I. Introduction Under Article XIV of the Constitution of the Philippines specifically under Sec. 1 states that "The State shall protect and promote the right of all citizens to quality education at all levels and shall take appropriate steps to make such education accessible to all." This means that every citizen whether at Level 1, 2 or 3 shall be entitled to quality education and that the government should take actions to ensure that this right from the constitution that is granted to the citizen will not be infringed and that quality education will be provided and accessible to all....   [tags: Papers] 2652 words
(7.6 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Impact of Family, Gender, and Education on Wuthering Heights - Impact of Family, Gender, and Education on Wuthering Heights   Education of the 18th and 19th century connects closely to the gender association of this period. Men from wealthy families were the only persons provided the opportunity to be educated at the university level. Just as many men use golf to prove their status and superiority today, these gentlemen pursued cricket and rugby.  Another similarity with society today involves the importance of personal connections to further your education possibilities and business opportunities....   [tags: Charlotte Bronte, Informative] 319 words
(0.9 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
How To Reduce The Cost Of College Education - One of the biggest problems facing students today is the fact that college expenses such as tuition, books, dorms and other items required to obtain a degree are becoming more and more expensive every year. Many students find that the little amount of income available is not sufficient to provide a stable source of payment for tuition. In addition, people are losing their jobs to a greater extent. According to U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the unemployment rate in California rises from 6.4 % to 12.1 % over the past seven months....   [tags: higher Education, higher learning] 759 words
(2.2 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
THE CHALLENGES COLLEGE STUDENTS FACE TODAY - What are the challenges college students are facing today. Students are under a lot of pressure these days because of budget cuts in education, rising tuition costs, dwindling Federal Student Loans, hard to obtain private student loans, and to make matters worse, high unemployment graduate numbers. Today's college students are having to change their anticipated day of graduation, because California's educational system has been hit with a massive budget crisis. This set back has led to several campuses having to cut teachers salaries and hours, resulting in some classes being terminated....   [tags: Higher Education ]
:: 14 Works Cited
852 words
(2.4 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Critical Analysis of Problems and Issues in Education - The School Voucher program was designed to give families a choice about where their children could go to school. The program offered a fixed dollar amount each year to put toward a child’s tuition. Their choices ranged from private or parochial schools, these are schools that many of these children may not experience otherwise. Charter schools were also options because they are run much like private schools. The thought behind voucher programs is that a sense of competition would be created. The hope is that a higher educational output and an improved level of education would be provided....   [tags: Education ]
:: 10 Works Cited
1534 words
(4.4 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Are There Other Alternatives to University That Are More Sensible? - ... Along with this you’ll become a more able person with better all-round skills and an advanced specialism in your chosen subject. An online source listed in the references shows that your qualification will give you a jump start into the world of employment and will open many doors - not only at graduation, but for the rest of your career. Online source - REAL UNI. In contrast there is no guarantee that all this studying will lead to a job in this volatile environment. The UK jobless total climbs to 2.53 million and youth unemployment at record levels are attractive to look at....   [tags: College, Unemployment]
:: 8 Works Cited
621 words
(1.8 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Higher Education - ... According to the students who apply, putting that money in higher education is considered a good investment because of the future benefits that will accrue from the degree and experience they will obtain. The global community provides equal opportunities for those students who are holders of certain degrees from the universities. Since the degree comes at a cost, it is a privilege for the American citizen to complete his or her University degree. Just like in The USA, China’s institutions offering higher education have four-year programs for the students....   [tags: education, economy, students, United States]
:: 3 Works Cited
929 words
(2.7 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Athetic Scandals: NCAA Scandal - ... Later on June 8th, 2005 Dotson pleaded guilty and was sentenced to thirty five years imprisonment (The New York Times, 2003). Violations made against NCAA regulations According to The New York Times (2003), the violations commenced in the year 2003 when concerns about the ability for Dennehy to remain in the basketball team during the 2002-2003 academic year having not been granted an athletic scholarship. This reached the Baylor university president Robert B. Sloan, and a panel for investigation was appointed to investigate the athletic department of indecorum....   [tags: NCAA rules, coaches, players]
:: 1 Works Cited
1110 words
(3.2 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Continued Education - Continued Education These two words that can change your life with in as little as two for most course. But there is still a lot of issues that needs to be addressed when you are think about to continuing your education and that is what we will be discussing for the next few minutes. The Need for Higher Standards The effort to raise learning standards for adult literacy is linked directly to the K-12initiative. The need for higher standards for adults and parents is evident. that one of the most important influences on student test scores is the level of parental education....   [tags: Teaching Education] 781 words
(2.2 pages)
Unrated Essays [preview]
Developing Company Value - Developing Company Value In a world of continual evolution and strong competition in the work environment, investment in employee education should be viewed as a huge benefit for the organization to stay competitive and be progressive at the same time. To meet this challenge, organizations need to realize the importance of developing its’ current employees’ while allocating funds along with time for this development....   [tags: Business Management Strategy Analysis] 1130 words
(3.2 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
A Reaction on the Bailing-out of Pre-need Industry - A Reaction on the Bailing-out of Pre-need Industry The concept of pre-need plans is a savings mechanism in order to secure future needs. Pre-need companies offer plans that provide for future educational costs, pensions upon retirement, and memorial services upon the demise of its plan holders. Just lately, the pre-need companies experienced controversies for the senate found out that’s some of these companies can no longer accommodate the needs of the plan holders due to their financial struggles....   [tags: Pre-need Finance Business] 1363 words
(3.9 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
My Dream of Becoming a Nurse - As my parents watched me walk across the stage with the graduating class of 2006 at Skyline High School, I knew they were so proud of my accomplishments. My parents value education so much that they would do anything to send me to college. But with the economy affected by job cuts, bank closures, and fewer approvals of educational loans, they didn’t have the money. With every penny saved from their SSI, disability, and cash aid, they’ve already sent my older siblings to college to get a good education....   [tags: Personal Ambition] 571 words
(1.6 pages)
Unrated Essays [preview]
How People Make Economic Decisions - In today’s economy, decision-making skills vary for each household; however, the bottom-line goal for every individual is to get the most for their money. In order to do this, there are 4 principles of individual decision-making: facing trade-offs, evaluating what one is giving up to obtain their goal, thinking at the margin, and responding to incentives. The first principle in individual decision-making is facing a trade-off. In order for individuals to accomplish their goals or to obtain something they desire, there is usually something that must be given up or traded to accomplish that....   [tags: Economics] 665 words
(1.9 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
The Cost of College - In the economically depressed world we live in today, the bottom line for students and parents when choosing a college is money. Although the thought of going off to college in the big city is both alluring and exciting, the price tag that goes along with it is not. Due to tighter wallets and budget cuts, students are beginning to re-consider their firm stance that they must go out of state for college. With all expenses considered, it is obvious that going to a local college is much cheaper than going to a university across the country....   [tags: Higher Education]
:: 6 Works Cited
1143 words
(3.3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Crime News Analysis - Introduction In this crime news analysis I will be focusing on the right wing tabloid newspaper ‘The Sun’ and the left wing broadsheet ‘The Guardian.’ I will be analysing the article of the student riots in both newspapers, and seeing whether there are similarities or differences in the way in which the event is presented. The incident occurred when a demonstration against higher tuitions fees got out of hand whereby some protesters used violent tactics to voice their opinions. Quantitative and Qualitative Within a news article, the qualitative aspect is usually the images and the quantitative is the amount of text used....   [tags: Communication, Media, Newspaper] 2537 words
(7.2 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
School Vouchers: A Harmful Choice - School Vouchers: A Harmful Choice Since entering office in January, President George W. Bush has given education reform high priority on his agenda. One element of his four-point initiative involves the implementation of school vouchers. A voucher, as defined in The American Heritage Dictionary, is a "certificate representing a credit against future expenditures." (The American Heritage) By diverting tax dollars from public schools to private institutions through the use of vouchers, America's public education system will become less effective, students from low income families will be set further behind, and the First Amendment will be directly violated....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Education Essays]
:: 7 Works Cited :: 6 Sources Cited
3105 words
(8.9 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Worldwide Education - Around the world, education is funded in different ways, yielding different outcomes. In Europe, the state typically still pays for the institutional costs of instruction; students pay little or no tuition, but are responsible for living costs; and most universities are public. In many Asian countries (such as Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and the Philippines), most students attend private universities and colleges and pay the full cost of their education. Tuition is also charged in the small and relatively elite public higher education sector....   [tags: essays research papers] 914 words
(2.6 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
International Students and Work - International student who study in the US will have a lot of chance to have the best job with the degree that they have in University or College. Should international students work while they are studying in the US. I think the government should let international students work off -campus to support themselves. International students should work while they are studying in the US because job is not only help students have money to pay for tuition or living expenses, but also improve the speaking skill and give them invaluable social experiences which are really needed in the future....   [tags: Higher Education ]
:: 4 Works Cited
1092 words
(3.1 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Rising Cost of Higher Education - One year at the prestigious Yale University will cost an average of $38,300 (collegeboard.com). Many students who deserve to go to this school may miss out because of the cost and lack of financial aid. The rising cost of college may put higher education out of reach for the average American. This paper will look into the reasons behind the steady rise in prices, the legitimacy of a college education, and why recent graduates are struggling to find jobs in this tough economy. A college education is now as necessary for success as a high school education was in the 1970’s according to the job industry....   [tags: Higher Education ]
:: 7 Works Cited
1215 words
(3.5 pages)
Unrated Essays [preview]


Your search returned over 400 essays for "tuition"
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [Next >>]



Copyright © 2000-2015 123HelpMe.com. All rights reserved. Terms of Service