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Many public colleges are leaving in-state students behind

Posted on March 17th, 2015

"By bringing in more and more wealthy nonresident students to make up for state budget cuts, these public universities are increasingly becoming bastions of privilege." -- Stephen Burd

As budget cuts have hit public colleges hard, many have raised tuition to make up the difference. But others, including the University of Alabama, University of Arkansas and UCLA, have employed a different strategy: enrolling more out-of-state students, who pay higher tuition than in-state students. Out-of-state enrollment on the rise at public colleges A recent […]

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