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Private Colleges Focus on Affordability
New campus affordability measures are helping to keep students' and families' out-of-pocket costs as low as possible. Tuition cuts and freezes, three-year degree programs, and more. Complete list
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Time running out on GI Bill fixes
July 5, 2011
Last week, the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee approved legislation to guarantee that veterans attending private colleges will have the same tuition payouts until they graduate, despite changes set to go into effect Aug. 1. The legislation is similar to an initiative passed by the House in May. Veterans groups have praised both measures as important steps, but Senate officials acknowledge that it could be weeks before the full chamber takes action on either bill, if they get to the matter at all this summer.