Tag Archives: Tuition

Tuition increases as state funding declines

Tuition hikes at VCU will likely continue after the board of visitors proposed a tuition increase at their budget workshop last Monday.

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Statewide, athletics program losses leave students to pay the difference

Virginia’s public universities are delving deeper into students’ pockets to help compensate for athletic department losses. VCU is no exception, according to a report released by the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission in September.

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VCU below four state schools in national rankings

Four state schools ranked higher than VCU in national rankings released last week, but university officials are happy with the school’s progress.

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Why should we pay for what was once free?

VCU this semester started charging students $50 or $100 for GRTC transit passes. Previously, these transit passes were free to students who enrolled full- and part-time at the university. After learning about this new fee via students on social media (not through the university itself), I decided to start a petition on Change.org. VCU has done a poor job communicating changes to the GRTC transit program to both new and returning students.

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Funding a Quest: Tuition hike to further strategic plan

Liz Butterfield Online News Editor Rising tuition costs and a change in the tuition pricing model for new students may not be enough to cover all of VCU’s financial needs this year, but it’s a start, according to Beverly Warren, provost and vice president for academic affairs at VCU. Beginning this fall, current students will [...]

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