Search Results

Free Essays
Good 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 Increases at University of Pennsylvania - In 1914, the tuition cost to go to the University of Pennsylvania at the Wharton School estimated at about $150 with a general fee of $10. This does not include other expenses such as room and board- which estimated to $180 and textbooks- estimated to $10. It is now 2014, one century later, and the tuition cost to go the exact university and school is $40,594, general fee of $3,772, technology fee of $716, and a recreation fee of $324. Once more, this does not include the expenses of residence halls ($8,330) and the average meal plan ($4,592)....   [tags: Tuition Costs, College Education, School]
:: 8 Works Cited
975 words
(2.8 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Prepaid Tuition Programs Analysis - As college-level institutions look for new ways to raise enrollment and plan for their academic future, prepaid tuition (PPT) programs have gained in popularity. The basic premise of PPT’s is that parents (or others) can enter in to an agreement with a college or university to buy future college education by prepaying at the existing tuition rates (Baird, 2006). Depending on the contract, these tuition rates may also include a premium. A tenant of this PPT requires that the parents make regular payments to the school to fund a college account for the student to use towards future tuition costs....   [tags: college tuition, college education]
:: 7 Works Cited
1700 words
(4.9 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
College and Tuition: Is it worth It? - Its sad the amount of students not going to collage based on tuition in the United States. Anymore, 47% of junior high and high school student’s parents feel they can't afford college for their kids anymore with the cost of tuition and it still increasing. I feel college tuition is way too high in the United States for most families in today's economy. Over half of the students going into college show some concern with how to pay for college. The amount of college graduate debt is rapidly increasing....   [tags: college tuition, financial aid, college debt]
:: 6 Works Cited
1145 words
(3.3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Overcoming Tuition Spikes - As tuition costs are constantly rising more college students will face the sticker shock of acquiring a secondary education. Still struggling with flat economies, huge budget deficits, and ballooning college enrollments, many states significantly raised the cost of attendance (Arnone). This leads to greater stress on family’s financial situations and less spending in the economy by the recent graduates due to their constant payments to the student loans that they acquired during the continuation of their education....   [tags: Tuition Costs, College Students]
:: 8 Works Cited
1121 words
(3.2 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
State Universities Should Lower Tuition - What to do after graduation. This is a question many high school students ask themselves as they near the end of their senior year. Most students will want to go on to higher education and continue their studies to receive a degree in something they are passionate about. Unfortunately, some of these students don't have enough money or receive enough financial aid to attend the schools they dream of; and most of the ones that do, graduate with a huge debt due caused by student loans. Over recent years, state universities, whether public or private, have been raising their tuition rates and fees....   [tags: State Colleges Should Lower Tuition]
:: 10 Works Cited
1937 words
(5.5 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
The Level of Understanding of Students in De La Salle Lipa On Tuition Fee Increase - Proper education is one of the main factors for a progressing nation. With the increasing cost of living, education cost also increases. This research, “The Level of Understanding of Students in De La Salle Lipa on Tuition Fee Increase” is conducted to determine students understanding on the possible cause of tuition fee increase in our school and tuition fee allocation. It is also an objective to indirectly help the students to be aware of the fees they're paying and the allocation and breakdown of the tuition fee....   [tags: tuition fees, college, education cost]
:: 6 Works Cited
1645 words
(4.7 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Students Deserve A College Tuition - Think about this: a straight F student with a family that has a sufficient amount of money. This student gets to go to the best college that their family’s money can buy, which will probably go to waste on partying. Now compare that to a straight A student, living in a too-small temporary place, and no way to pay the bills. This student is everything a college could dream of having, and they actually care about their education. Sadly enough, though, they will never go because how can someone possibly go to college when their family cannot even pay the bills....   [tags: financial aid, pell grants, education]
:: 19 Works Cited
3262 words
(9.3 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
The Fight Against Tuition - Many college students depend on grants from the government to pay for their college education. Unfortunately, now more than ever, students are going to depend on those grants, because the Arizona Board of Regents has approved the raise of tuition at ASU, U of A, and NAU. The meeting for this approval took place on April 4, 2013. Regents gathered, and after the vote took place, the choice to spike up tuition was made. The incoming students at Arizona’s three major universities face a tuition rise of 3-5%; depending on which university they will attend (Associated Press)....   [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)
Research Papers [preview]
Increasing College Tuition - Over the past few decades the cost of tuition has skyrocketed and turned into something that parents and students all across the nation fear to pay every year due to the fact that it is so expensive. “According to the U.S. Department of Education, the average annual tuition, fees and room and board at a public college or university in 1964-65 — the first year for which there’s data — was $6,592, in 2011 dollars. By 2010-2011, that had increased to $13,297 -- a 101.7 percent increase. The increase for private schools was even more dramatic....   [tags: Parents, Students, College Cost, Education]
:: 8 Works Cited
902 words
(2.6 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Astronomical Tuition Prices - Tuition increases is one of the main concerns for parents who are sending their children off to college. There have been major payment increases for every college in the past fifty to seventy-five years. Classes, semesters, years and the time it takes to get a degree have sky rocketed for every university. Most students cannot just walk out of high school and say, I have my entire college paid for there’s no sweat in slacking off and looking at university projected prices.” “However, now many, if not most, students are forced to view these costs in terms of a ‘finance model,’ which requires more planning and strategy, a longer repayment period, and the assuming of substantial debt loads Qui...   [tags: Parents, Money, Students, College, Finance]
:: 8 Works Cited
1003 words
(2.9 pages)
Strong 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)
Good 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)
Term Papers [preview]
Norwich University Tuition: A Souring Cost - On average college students owe $35,200 in debt due to high costs of college (Ellis). This is a very frightening statistic that is a sad reality to many college students today. Students graduate and are shocked by the dollar amount they owe because of student loans. Sadly, most struggle to pay off these debts, and it often takes years to do so. Private universities tend to be more expensive then public universities, due to the fact they are not partially funded by the state where they are located....   [tags: student loans, military college, education]
:: 8 Works Cited
1212 words
(3.5 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
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]
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]
America Should Increase Taxes and Lower College Tuition - For at least a century, tuition at selective private colleges and universities has risen annually by two to three percent more than the rate of inflation (Ehrenberg 1). Tuition increases at public colleges have slowed slightly, but the cost is still out of reach for low-income students. Financial aid has dwindled. A select group of colleges and universities are cutting their tuition; (Carapezza, 2013) however, student debts can stick with a person, even after graduation. Due to a university’s cost, a handful of tuition is passed down to the students....   [tags: Argumentative Essays]
:: 1 Works Cited
1520 words
(4.3 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
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 Works Cited
2314 words
(6.6 pages)
Powerful Essays [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)
Term Papers [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)
Good 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]
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 Works Cited
1723 words
(4.9 pages)
Free Essays [view]
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]
:: 9 Works Cited
2184 words
(6.2 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
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]
:: 3 Works Cited
2171 words
(6.2 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Stabilizing the Increasing Tuition Rates for Nebraska’s Colleges and Universities - Stabilizing the Increasing Tuition Rates for Nebraska’s Colleges and Universities Since the economic downturn of the country’s recession, post high school education has been affected by rising inflation rates and the need to scrape up more money than what other-wise would be necessary. In 2013 a number of states have seen a great improvement. However it can’t be left out that the standards of education and funding for schools have greatly decreased causing students to not be as primed for what lies ahead....   [tags: student debt, loans, affordable education]
:: 13 Works Cited
3266 words
(9.3 pages)
Research Papers [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)
Powerful Essays [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)
Good Essays [preview]
Higher Education: Private Superiority Over Public - The expansion of higher education has created a belief that a student will not be successful in life with graduating from top-notch colleges. However, acquiring the needed education does not erase the possibility of failure. In reality, approximately 4% of high school graduates are unemployed if they do not continue their education (Reaping 17). Though the unemployment rate is considerably low, having a college education does lower the probability of being unemployed. In order to maintain a career with a high paying salary against the mass competition, deciding which type of education to pursue is a key factor....   [tags: top-notch colleges, tuition]
:: 9 Works Cited
1490 words
(4.3 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
The Large and Generally Positive Effect Immigration has on the Economics of a Country. - The effect immigration has on a country is a complex and sometimes a highly controversial subject. According to (www.migrationwatchuk.co.uk). Some members of the British population have a very negative perception of what immigration brings with it, whilst others agree that it brings diversity and a boost to every aspect of life. This report will focus on the large and generally positive effect immigration has on the economics of a country. Content Immigration can influence the economy in many ways by bringing in new labour, skill sets and opportunities which not only help the immigrants themselves but also create jobs for locals....   [tags: international students, immigration, tuition]
:: 8 Works Cited
1093 words
(3.1 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Cost of Higher Education - The cost of college is on a constant up rise. Unfortunately, there's no perfect formula for figuring out how much money college will cost. The costs for things like tuition and books change every semester and depend on the college or university that you select(Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation, 2014). The cost differs for students who decide to attend an out of state college versus in state, as well as the students who attend private colleges over universities and for those who commute instead of living on campus....   [tags: college, tuition, books]
:: 11 Works Cited
1927 words
(5.5 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea - Yonsei University is located in Seoul South Korea. It is a private research university established in 1885. Its mascot is the Eagle, and theme color is royal blue. Its founder Mr. Horace Grant Underwood graduated from NYU, he was an educator, missionary, and a translator that dedicated his life to developing the Korean society and Christianity. To thank Mr. Underwood for all his hard work and dedication Underwood International College was named after him. Just like the American Ivy leagues, Korea too has its own ivy league....   [tags: tuition, fees, students, history]
:: 4 Works Cited
1168 words
(3.3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
College Costs Are Out Of Control - People with college degrees are paid 80% more than people with only a high school education. When the college degree is from a more prestigious school, that percentage increases even further (McArdle). Even President Barack Obama acknowledged this in a 2012 speech, saying that “The incomes of folks with a college degree are twice as high as those who don't have a high-school diploma” (Lemann). While a college education is a good investment for the long run, the cost of college is not a positive....   [tags: College Tuition is Too High]
:: 3 Works Cited
1447 words
(4.1 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Community College: A Wiser Decision - Nowadays, many people seek higher education for a better advantage in finding a job and getting a better life. Even though many people think going to a four year university directly from high school is a good idea; they are wrong. Starting out at a two year college is more affordable. Also, it helps people explore careers and prepare people to do better in four years universities later down the road. Going to four a year college directly after high school would cost a fortune amount of money. Before high school’s graduation even comes close, parents and students already find themselves in a marketing environment to look for higher education....   [tags: education, university, tuition, undergraduate]
:: 5 Works Cited
973 words
(2.8 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Should College Athletes be Paid? - One of the most debated topics in the world of sports today is whether or not college athletes should be paid to play. The over $800M income of the NCAA is a very large number. A quick and uneducated response to a number this large prompts people to feel there should be enough to spread around; particularly to the athletes that people are paying to see. Proponents of the pay for play viewpoint feel that the efforts exerted by college athletes while competing warrants a respectable salary. Opponents typically are of the opinion that athlete scholarships with allowances for food and lodging supply more than enough compensation....   [tags: NCAA, college tuition, scholarships]
:: 8 Works Cited
1059 words
(3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
College Costs and Debt - From the beginning of an education in preschool, to the time of graduation 14 years later, everything learned, interpreted, analyzed, understood, or even misunderstood has its effect in the future. The question is always “what do you want to be when you grow up?” As you age, the career dreams develop into a more mature answer. No matter how anyone is raised, there is always someone pushing at least one other person to go to college. Then, that silly career question is turned around on them, “how exactly do you expect me to afford college?” Roughly, about $809.6 billion is spent on college in the United States each year....   [tags: College, Education, Tuition]
:: 3 Works Cited
948 words
(2.7 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Why College Should be Cheaper - College is one of the most fundamental institutions in our modern world. It is a place where most of our future politicians, doctors, scientists, and leaders are made. Though, it seems that the price tag that comes with a college education is something that is too hefty for some students. Countless debates go on about whether the price of college should be abolished or whether the cost still is on the students to pay for. There is no doubt that college is expensive, price tags for some universities go over a quarter of a million for just a bachelors degree....   [tags: College, Universities, Tuition]
:: 10 Works Cited
1910 words
(5.5 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
College Education: Degrees Outweigh Debt - The average college student acquires over $29,000 in educational debt. The debt of American college students has been steadily on the rise. Tuition has been increasing while the average American families’ income has been decreasing. Some students qualify for federal grants; however, the majority of money used to pay for college is debt that has been borrowed from private lenders. Students who qualify for federal grants must still depend on private lenders to fund their education. “Seven in ten seniors graduated with student loan debt, and a fifth of that debt was owed to private lenders, which often charge higher interest rates.” (CNNMoney) Most students enroll in college to better their liv...   [tags: tuition, educational debt, career]
:: 4 Works Cited
864 words
(2.5 pages)
Better 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)
Better Essays [preview]
The Final Cost of Attending College - How much does college cost. Between tuition and fees, room and board, and traveling fees, the dollars start adding up; however, every person’s situation is unique, which changes the final cost of attending college. Many different factors play a part in the cost of furthering one’s education. These factors include in-state or out-of-state tuition, living on or off campus, what type of institution a person will be attending, and how long it will take to complete a certain degree or program. The high cost of college has caused many people to question the value of a college education....   [tags: tuition, fees, financial aid, fafsa]
:: 11 Works Cited
1997 words
(5.7 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
A Solution to Help Make College More Affordable - In today’s society, the cost to attend college to earn a degree continues to increase, which results in an increase of students needing financial aid. A determining factor of how much a student receives is dictated by the Earned Family Contribution (EFC). The EFC is mandated by Congress as a part of the required Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) that every student must fill out in order to apply to college. Steve Cohen, an Op-Ed Contributor to the New York Times and author of “A Quick Way to Cut College Costs” believes that the EFC is flawed in that it does not accurately depict how much a family can contribute to the cost of a student’s education....   [tags: college degree, tuition, family income]
:: 4 Works Cited
890 words
(2.5 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Does College Matter? - Many students see college as the stepping stone to a successful career and a happy life. Which can be true for some, however, many overlook whether college will actually help them succeed, or if college will truly be right for them. College is expensive and it is not for every kid who graduates high school, although it is marketed that way, high school graduates must think critically about their decision. Should I take some time away from school, to know myself better. What do I intend to do for a career....   [tags: education, tuition, money]
:: 5 Works Cited
1571 words
(4.5 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Cost of Universities - Thesis statement: Both universities, local or foreign portray their own uniqueness, from the cost of studying to the environment factors and the similarity in experiences. 1) Topic sentence: The cost of studying in local universities and foreign universities is greatly different. Supporting details:  Cost of tuition fees in foreign universities is higher than in local universities.  Studying in local universities need to spend about forty to fifty thousand ringgit whereas studying in foreign universities, we need to spend a few hundred thousand ringgit....   [tags: tuition, foreign, expensive]
:: 6 Works Cited
765 words
(2.2 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Advantage of Two year College Students - A higher education is considered as the key to achieving academic success and economic success in our society. Higher level of education succeeding a re associated to higher and lower income rates of unemployment, and the gain gap between two year colleges and four year colleges. Without splitting up financial aid, the cost of tuition and fees at two year college is less than half of the tuition and fees at public four year or private four year institution. This research will prove doing two degrees will advantage for first generation ....   [tags: remediation, tuition costs, higher education]
:: 4 Works Cited
1703 words
(4.9 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Financial Aid: Need or Merit? - It is a universal fact that college is not a cheap investment, and acquiring aid to help with the cost can be hard to come by. Due to the recent drop in the economy, it is almost necessary to have a college degree to get a job. The rising cost and necessity of a college education has raised a debate on the eligibility of financial aid and who exactly should obtain the aid. The main focus in the financial aid debate is whether or not aid should be based on merit or need. A simple way to put this is should the student from lower income families receive aid because money is tight, or should students with the best grades get money for working hard and gaining high grade point a...   [tags: college, education, grades, tuition, economy]
:: 4 Works Cited
881 words
(2.5 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Price of College Education - For the past decade, The United States has stressed the importance of college education, to those seeking employment, and better careers. For most people, college is the logical next step in education, as it provides a working knowledge of a desired field and opens the door to many opportunities, but college has become increasingly more expensive as time goes on. Many people feel that college is no longer an option financially. Even with financial aid and scholarships, the cost of a college education can still be very taxing....   [tags: United States, College, Debt, Tuition]
:: 11 Works Cited
1482 words
(4.2 pages)
Powerful 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)
Good Essays [preview]
Economics of College - As we grow up, everyone asks us what we want to be when we grow up. Once we get a little older, they ask where we want to go to college. They ask every question imaginable, except how we are going handle the financial responsibility. The decision to attend college quite often results in major student debt. This debt often influences a person’s decisions on where to attend college or if they are able to attend college. With attending college there ensues a large financial burden, but it is difficult to find a job without a degree....   [tags: Finances, College Tuition, Americans, Education]
:: 5 Works Cited
1041 words
(3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Private Tutoring - ... As such, they have a hard time fitting into the society as well as getting themselves hired. Employers have rejected many candidates who are more than qualified academically but are lacking soft skills (Saint Louis Community College, 2013). They noticed that such candidates lack the ability to communicate and think creatively in order to solve the problems that are existent in their line of work. Interviewees are unable to portray interpersonal skills and do not apply what has been taught to them in school Due to the high demand of private tuition as well as parents who are willing to splurge on it, tutors have set exorbitant prices for tuition fees....   [tags: education, tuition, fees] 659 words
(1.9 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Are Colleges Worth the Price of Admission? - In the past several years, there has been a growing trend in the number of college-bound individuals getting two-year degrees from community colleges or earning certification for their desired career field at vocational schools. Such schools certainly seem to have some valuable qualities: all boast of having lower costs than other colleges, of their absence of student loans, of allowing people to make more money quicker, of being narrowly focused so students don’t have to take classes they don’t need....   [tags: community college, two year college, tuition]
:: 6 Works Cited
4200 words
(12 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
College Expense - Congrats. You’ve been accepted to the college of your choice; now all that’s left to figure out is how you’ll pay for college. Unfortunately, college costs don’t end at tuition and room and board you’ll also have to pay for textbooks, meals, transportation, and a computer with working internet. We have been told that we live in a free country, but if our country is so called “free,” how come paying for an education isn’t. The most important in my case and many low income students is trying to attend college and being able to pay without going into debt....   [tags: Education, Tuition, College]
:: 4 Works Cited
1207 words
(3.4 pages)
Strong 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 Works Cited
776 words
(2.2 pages)
Free Essays [view]
Need a Year Off Before College? - Has high school made you tired of school. Has high school worn you out to where you think college is going to be overwhelming. Do you need a break. A gap year just might be the right answer for you. A gap year is a break the can last anywhere between two months or two years and is taken between high school or in college(American Gap Association). A gap year right after high school may not sound like a good idea at first, but many people are thinking differently lately. Gap years are not as common in American as they are across seas....   [tags: High School, College Education, Tuition]
:: 9 Works Cited
949 words
(2.7 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)
Good Essays [preview]
Student Loan Debt - Student Loan Debt It is a norm and expectation in society today for students to pursue higher education after graduating from high school. College tuition is on the rise, and a lot of students have difficulty paying for their tuitions. To pay for their tuitions, most students have to take out loans and at the end of four years, those students end up in debt. Student loan debts are at an all time high with so many people graduating from college, and having difficulties finding jobs in their career fields, so they have difficulties paying off their student loans and, they also don’t have a full understanding of the term of the loans and their options if they are unable to repay....   [tags: tuitions, college, financial aid]
:: 7 Works Cited
1739 words
(5 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
University Education Should Be Free - Independent.Leadership.Equality. All of these are three characteristics as to what free university education can provide to citizens.Higher education should be free of charge for the citizens of the United States.In the US the average cost for colleges per year is $8,893. Many middle class and under class people cannot afford such costs. It is true that the government will give you grants but most of the time students never get funding from them (Emmons 3). Most people of today can hardly afford a car let alone the fees and tuition of college....   [tags: tution, fees, college]
:: 8 Works Cited
1612 words
(4.6 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Government Should Help Students Pay For College - Being able to attend and graduate college is a dream and the next step in life for many students. However, going to college and finishing school are two completely different things. There has been a decrease in students who completed college. Researchers are wondering, what is causing students to not finish schooling. There are many reasons and questions to why it could be affecting the completion of college rates. One of the main issue is the skyrocketing cost of college tuitions. Majority of students are having stress and anxiety for not being able to afford college....   [tags: Free College For Students]
:: 5 Works Cited
2019 words
(5.8 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
An Analysis of the Pennsylvania DREAM Act - Every year, three million students graduate from high school in this country. Of these three million students, over 65,000 students are not able to attend college. It is not because of their incompetence that they incompetent or unqualified, but rather because their legal status prevents them from following the path of higher education, enlisting in the military, or even being able to drive (Pennsylvania, Resolution No. 090417). For nearly a decade Congress has failed to pass the Development Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act (DREAM Act)....   [tags: Agenda Setting, Societal Issues]
:: 22 Works Cited
3136 words
(9 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
College: Is it Still worth it? - Elementary school, middle school, high school, college―that’s how we’re told our education careers should go. After college you go on and get a job based on the degree you received. Seems simple right. According to Erik Lowe in his Seattle Times article “Keep Washington’s College Tuition Affordable,” he informs that people in his generation are the first to be less educated than their parents, in the United States. He explains that this is due to the high cost of tuition followed by a huge amount of student loan debt....   [tags: Education, Schools, College Education]
:: 7 Works Cited
1215 words
(3.5 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
California University Education: A Fading Dream - Universities in California, especially UC Berkley and University of Southern California are ranked so high in the nation that foreign students yearn to study in California in order to get more chances to work in well-known companies such as Apple and Silicon Valley. The quality of schools and education people can get decides how many chances and how many possibilities to be close to success. According to Jennifer Medina, “During a 1960s renaissance, California’s public university system came to be seen as a model for the rest of the country and an economic engine for the state”....   [tags: technology, silicon valley, berkley]
:: 6 Works Cited
1279 words
(3.7 pages)
Good 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)
Strong Essays [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]
The College Degree: Just Another Pyramid Scheme - College is an institution of higher learning, providing general or liberal arts education rather than technical or professional training; and for years, has been determined to be the best investment. Popular opinion denotes attending college to be paramount to social and economic accomplishments, and lacking a college degree decreases employment, self-pride, and success. However, nothing in America’s history has risen and continues to rise as the cost of college tuition, which is now up more than five hundred (500) percent since 1985 (Rampell)....   [tags: education, college institutions]
:: 10 Works Cited
1639 words
(4.7 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Paying a Costly Price: Who is Responsible? - The high school senior is bombarded with a myriad of higher education choices upon graduation. Ivy-league schools, public universities, private colleges, as well as community colleges are vying for the students’ enrollment. Anticipation of college life also brings a startling revelation of increased tuition rates for most parents. Historically factors affecting rising tuition rates include supply and demand, excessive strategies, exorbitant spending, and decreased state and government spending. Too often families and/or students are faced with the difficult choice of securing loans to finance an education....   [tags: Colleges, Education, Universities, School]
:: 11 Works Cited
1380 words
(3.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Colleges Must do More - College is the best time of a person’s life. This may be true for some, but for adult students it is usually anything but the best time of their life. Adult students, often referred to as nontraditional students, are entering college in record numbers. The influx of nontraditional students can be attributed to a number of reasons. Many adults have found themselves unemployed since the onset of the recession in the United States, and cannot find suitable work. The ever decreasing job pool consists mostly of positions that require a college degree of some sort....   [tags: Nontraditional Students, College]
:: 7 Works Cited
1534 words
(4.4 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)
Good 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 - Higher education debate is a controversial and hot topic for politicians in the United States due to the price associated with higher education in the country. State lawmakers regularly worry about the rising cost of attaining a college degree, and lowering the debt burden to the student. Consequently these issues have been turned into a talking point during the presidential campaign trail. The pressure on the amount of tuition paid has not only been seen from the government but also from the families, which have shown reluctance in paying the high tuition fees....   [tags: College Degree, Influenza Vaccine]
:: 4 Works Cited
934 words
(2.7 pages)
Better 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]
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]
Market and Government Failures in Reducing College Cost - There was a time in America where college was based solely on merit, higher education and pursuing the American Dream to obtain a career and gain social status to be successful in society. According to the Economist newspaper, rising fees and increase of student debt, shared with dwindling financial and educational returns, are undermining at least the perception that university is a good investment. Now due to high cost of an average good university, students are leaving college owing back over $100,000 and are not getting the job of their original dreams....   [tags: merit, american dream, career]
:: 5 Works Cited
1326 words
(3.8 pages)
Strong 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]
Choosing a College: Case Western Reserve University vs. The Ohio State University - Graduating from high school is a huge achievement. Senior year is when all the important decisions had to be made, including whether to attend college or not. The next major choice I had to make as a high school student was selecting a college to attend. There are a variety of factors that finfluenced the final decision. Some of these factors included financial aid, reputation , college experience and college size. Choosing acceptance to Case Western Reserve University was a better choice compared to The Ohio State University....   [tags: compare and contrast] 874 words
(2.5 pages)
Better Essays [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)
Term Papers [preview]
Cost Effectiveness of Mid-level Providers - ... Tuition at the Duke University School of Medicine is approximately $48,065 for in-state tuition, which is $14,471 more expensive than the average for all Medical Schools. Compared to the total cost of Duke’s PA program the medical program will run students an average of $120,000 more in tuition. That is based on adding an average of $65,000 for books, supplies, and cost of living in addition to the cost of attendance. The average cost of attendance for the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine will run about $32,000 per year; that is a total of $128,000 in tuition for all four years....   [tags: physician assistants vrs. physicians]
:: 10 Works Cited
1607 words
(4.6 pages)
Powerful 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]
College Is Not Worth It: The Fleecing of America's Youth - Kris, a wife and a mother, worries about the increasing cost of higher education. She and her husband have a two year old daughter whom they are determined to send to college. They want their daughter to succeed in life, but they have to weigh the complications of going to college as well. “I have always thought about college as a “catch 22”...You’re taught from a young age that in order to achieve the “American Dream” you must graduate high school and go to college,” Kris contemplates (Kris 5).Throughout Kris’s ten years of experience with college, she has seen the tuition increase to shocking heights....   [tags: STEM, student loan debt, scam, scandal]
:: 10 Works Cited
3329 words
(9.5 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
Characteristics of a Pediatrician - In addition, the cost of college today is on the rise. Expenses keep growing and growing; Stretching bank accounts and parents’ wallets, families look at the reality of debt from college costs. College expenditures include room and board, tuition and possibly a meal plan for the year or semester, and other miscellaneous supplies. Since the bulk of financial expenses at college come from tuition and fees, the article “Tuition and Fee’s” from scholarships.com, recommends staying within the state where one resides....   [tags: pre-medicine, medical school]
:: 20 Works Cited
2014 words
(5.8 pages)
Term Papers [preview]


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