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Tuition and Fees
June 20, 2018
Quick Guide: Tuition-free college in California
Over 1 million students already attend California colleges and universities tuition-free. A new law could add more students.
January 24, 2018
University of California postpones decision on $342 tuition hike after Brown criticism
UC leaders delay the vote until May to give extra time for lobbying in Sacramento for more state funding. They had said that the 2.7 percent increase was needed to increase enrollment, hire faculty, maintain buildings and improve mental health services. But Gov. Jerry Brown said regents should "reject outright" the plan to raise tuition.
December 6, 2017
What's that on my California college bill? Fresno's vote may signal a wider rebellion
State universities can not use tuition or state funds for student unions or many other services. So they turn to extra campus fees to pay for those. But now some students and faculty say those fees are getting too high. A referendum at Cal State Fresno defeated an annual $400 levy to build a new student union.
October 24, 2017
California community college tuition still the lowest nationally; UC above average, study finds
At $1,430 for a full-time student, the tuition and fees at California's community colleges are less than half the $3,570 national average, the College Board survey found.
September 13, 2017
University of California hints at tuition increase, starts review of overturned admissions
Tuition went up 2.7 percent to $12,630 for in-state undergraduates this fall, the first hike in six years. Officials say University of California system may need more revenue for next year.
March 22, 2017
CSU $270 tuition hike triggers debate about access and affordability
As result of an 11-8 trustees vote, undergraduate tuition for a full-time student from California would rise to $5,742 a year, not including campus fees, housing and books. But officials say that increased grants will fully cover the increase for many students at CSU's 23 campuses.
January 26, 2017
UC regents approve first tuition hike in 6 years despite student opposition
California undergraduates will pay $336 more, bringing tuition and mandatory system wide fees to $12,630 a year. Room, board and books are extra.
January 24, 2017
California's public universities need more stable financing, report declares
The College Futures Foundation calls for more long-term budget plans and a hard look at how pension costs limit university spending on student support services.
January 2, 2017
Debate underway on CSU & UC tuition increase proposals; students protesting
Early proposals for the first possible tuition increases in six years call for a $270 hike at CSU and $300 at UC. Much awaits Gov. Brown's January budget plan.
November 16, 2016
University of California considering first tuition increase in six years
The tuition hike is part of a plan to expand access to California students by increasing in-state undergraduate enrollments.
November 16, 2016
CSU looks to increase access through improved graduation rates and more state funds
California State University's Graduation 2025 Initiative could help free up more space for campuses to admitted more qualified applicants.
October 17, 2016
California college grads incur less school debt than national average
The study cites the relatively low cost of the state's public universities.