A poll brief released Monday showed that low-income California voters and voters in counties in rural areas have the highest concerns about college affordability.
Tuition for state residents will remain at $12,570. The now postponed plan would have hiked tuition for non-residents by $762 to $42,324. Criticism was surprisingly strong.
California community college students are getting free tuition, laptops and textbooks as colleges spend $46 million in state “free tuition” funds.
Enrollment from California students in the Western Undergraduate Exchange tuition reciprocity program has more than tripled over the past decade.
This will be the first UC tuition decline in nearly two decades.