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From the ECS State Policy Database: Postsecondary Affordability--Tuition/Fees - This policy database—updated weekly—is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States....

From the ECS State Policy Database: Postsecondary Affordability--Tuition/Fees--Undocumented Immigrants - This policy database—updated weekly—is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States....

From the ECS State Policy Database: Postsecondary Affordability--Tuition/Fees--Prepd/College Savings Plans - This policy database—updated weekly—is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States....

Tuition-Setting Authority for Public Colleges and Universities PDF - As appropriations to public postsecondary institutions continue to decline, state legislators and higher education leaders have considered the tuition-setting question. This ECS analysis categorizes tuition-setting authority by entity (e.g., legislature, system, institution) and by postsecondary sector (e.g., two- and four-year institutions). It shows that the majority of states vest tuition-setting authority in local institutional boards. (Kyle Zinth and Matthew Smith, Education Commission of the States, October 2012)....

In-state Tuition for Undocumented Immigrants MS Word PDF - As immigration to the United States increases, more and more students are entering the education pipeline. Many of these newly arrived students are undocumented, or “illegal” immigrants, and denied the full rights of American citizenship, including educational benefits such as in-state tuition at public colleges and universities. Some states have passed legislation that extends in-state tuition to undocumented immigrants, others have proposed laws that restrict the awarding of in-state tuition to these same immigrants. This ECS StateNote provides a summary of states that have passed or have considered legislation regarding tuition for undocumented immigrants. (Updated by Ashley Zaleski, Education Commission of the States, March 2008)...

Tuition and Fees In Public Higher Education in the West: 2011-2012 Detailed Tuition and Fees Tables - This report is the latest update of WICHE's annual report on tuition and mandatory fees at public institutions in WICHE's 15-state region. The report includes an institution-by-institution historical review of tuition changes from year to year, as well as those from one, five, and ten years ago. (WICHE, November, 2011)...

State Policies Regarding Undocumented College Students: A Narrative of Unresolved Issues, Ongoing Debate and Missed Opportunities - This paper describes what has happened in the states around the issue of undocumented college students and provides an update on recent and ongoing activities. It presents arguments--pro and con--about the topics and describes how states are handling the issues. (Alene Russell, American Association of State Colleges and Universities, March 2011)...

State Tuition, Fees and Financial Assistance Policies For Public Colleges and Universities, 2010-11 - This is the seventh in a series of updates by SHEEO on this topic. The 2010-11 report updates the previous reports and provides information on the impact of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding. (SHEEO, February 2011)...

Is College Worth the Investment? - As the cost of higher education rises, more and more students are struggling over the decision to attend college. Now they have help from PayScale.com which recently released data on the return on investment from over 500 colleges and universities. This issue of Education Outlook interprets the data. (Mark Schneider, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, October 2010)...

Guide to State Residency - This site provides information provides requirements for state residency in every state....


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