College Costs

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Will MOOCs Cost Money?

Oct 07, 2014 by Rachelle Peterson |

The cost-free model of MOOCs may not last forever. College administrators speculate that they may soon need to start charging tuition.

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Course Correction: It’s Time for UT-Austin’s President to Step Down

May 09, 2014 by Publius Audax |

A faculty member at the University of Texas at Austin calls on the president of the university to step down. 

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“Kickstart” Your Academic Career: Crowdfunding to Pay for College

Feb 18, 2014 by Marilee Turscak |

Crowdfunding websites allow students to earn support through the Internet to cover tuition costs.

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Our two bubbles: housing and college

Oct 23, 2013 by George Leef |

George Leef writes that the housing bubble and the college bubble both stemmed from an entitlement mentality fueled by government programs.

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Five (Mostly True) Myths About College

Oct 02, 2013 by George Leef |

A recent article in Money purports to bust myths about college costs - but the myths turn out to have a lot of truth.

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What Do MOOCs Cost?

Sep 20, 2013 by Rachelle Peterson |

MOOCs are often hailed as the cost-savers of higher ed, but it turns out they're rather expensive to make. 

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Utopian Solution to Higher Ed’s Problems: Make It Free

Aug 28, 2013 by George Leef |

Robert Samuels argues in a new book that public higher ed can and should be free; George Leef disagrees.

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An Embarrassing Portrait of a State Flagship University

May 01, 2013 by George Leef |

Paying for the Party confirms many of your worst fears about big state universities.

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Cut the Cost of College by Unbundling

Nov 30, 2012 by George Leef |

College education wouldn’t cost so much if students could “unbundle” and buy just what they want.

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The Youth Vote

Nov 08, 2012 by Jason Fertig |

We know why faculty lean left.  But why do students?

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Colleges Use Space Inefficiently

Oct 31, 2012 by George Leef |

The poor utilization of campus space is one of the many reasons why higher education costs too much.

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A Degree that Students Can Afford

Oct 11, 2012 by Crystal Plum |

A recent report shows a decline in college enrollment due to a weak economy. Texas Gov. Perry hopes to offer a more affordable option with the $10,00 degree.

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American Higher Education: Is It in Crisis?

Sep 25, 2012 by Richard Vedder |

Vedder foresees big changes coming in American higher education.

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Why Higher Ed Costs So Much and Delivers So Little

Sep 21, 2012 by George Leef |

The Pope Center looks at how higher education funds are allocated, for better or for worse.

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Misdirected Rebukes: For-Profits Aren’t the Real Problem

Aug 06, 2012 by Ashley Thorne |

Pushing people into junk education is a problem; whether the junk is for-profit or not-for-profit is irrelevant.

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