Gov. Rick Scott hinted Friday that he is considering vetoing a 3 percent tuition increase as he considers the budget lawmakers sent him this week.
On Friday, the House approved a bill that would guarantee in-state tuition rates for children who are U.S. citizens but whose parents are undocumented immigrants.
In-state tuition costs are double what they were just ten years ago, yet many of the Sunshine State’s public universities remain a good value, according to the latest annual “Best Values in Public Colleges” list compiled by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.
University presidents have made a pitch to legislators in Tallahassee: add $118 million in state funding and they will not raise tuition.
Florida’s public colleges and universities must stop charging higher tuition to the dependent children of illegal immigrants living in the state following a State Board of Education decision Tuesday not to appeal a federal court decision.
A newly released study shows a record number of households, one in five, now face college debt.
The new, recently-raised cost of for four years of prepaid classes at a state university: $331.59 a month for the next 18 years, an 11 percent increase over last year’s price.
A higher education task force formed by Gov. Rick Scott is discussing a number of proposals, including higher tuition and different rates depending on a student’s academic field, before they make their final recommendations.
A Miami federal judge has found that Florida is violating the constitutional rights of American-born children of illegal immigrants by requiring them to pay higher tuition rates than other students at state colleges and universities.
A splintered Florida Board of Governors approved a variety of tuition increases for 11 of the state’s 12 public universities following a chaotic meeting that featured changing votes and shifting coalitions.