Auditors say the state university on Long Island was overpaid nearly $4.2 million over three years in tuition aid for students who weren’t eligible.
A new state law signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday will give veterans in-state tuition rates at state colleges and universities even if they wouldn’t otherwise qualify.
Lawyers for the students and professors were facing off against attorneys for Cooper Union’s trustees at a hearing as the school prepares to start collecting tuition for this fall’s term. Bills already have been sent.
The suit alleges the trustees built an extravagant new academic building that the institution couldn’t afford and squandered the school’s endowment.
In a story that might sound too juicy to be true, a young man said in an online student newspaper submission that he has been living as a college student by day and an escort by night.
The cost of an education seems like it’s rising by the minute, but one law school in New York City is lowering tuition.
There is now an option for parents to get their kids into some of the city’s top pre-kindergarten programs with loans just for day care.
When combined, the increases in tuition and fees would raise costs 3.3 percent, or $427 more per year, for in-state undergraduate students in New Brunswick.
Would you pay $20,000 to send your child to a public school? Parents reportedly have been expressing interest in one Westchester County school district.
To qualify, they must also file an affidavit stating they’ve filed or will file an application to legalize their immigration status as soon as they’re eligible to do so.
The decision to begin charging tuition for the first time in the history of Cooper Union prompted students to stage a sit-in at the school president’s office, according to a published report.
In a letter posted on Cooper Union’s website, the board said it voted last week to only offer a 50 percent scholarship for undergraduate students beginning with the class entering in the fall of 2014. The school currently offers all students a full scholarship.
Months after Cooper Union students held a sit-in to protest a plan to end free tuition for graduate students, published reports said the school’s board is set to vote on a plan that could require tuition for all students.
Students at Cooper Union this weekend continued to fight against a move from a free education to a tuition-based model with a march from Washington Square Park to the school’s East Village campus.
Students who seized Cooper Union University’s clock tower on Monday afternoon said they won’t come out until their demands are met.