Two bills would help students pay for education costs — including covering upfront tuition, fees and supplies — to fill critical workforce gaps.
“We are their parent”: Proposal calls for free college tuition for Colorado children in foster care
Charis Glatthar became a foster kid at age 14, then lived in 14 homes in four years. She lost track of how many schools she attended. When Glatthar aged out of the child welfare system, she hoped she could go to college, but had no money and no clue about how to apply for financial […]
In-state tuition at Colorado universities could rise up to 3% on average under governor’s budget plan
In-state tuition at Colorado’s state-run colleges and universities could rise as much as 3% on average under Gov. Jared Polis’ budget proposal presented to state lawmakers on Wednesday, leaving some alarmed about the prospect of driving up the cost of higher education. The Democrat wants to spent $147 million on higher education, up a relatively […]
At Colorado College, where tuition runs $71,000, many new in-state students will pay just a fraction — or nothing at all
When Mark Hatch started working at Colorado College 18 years ago, in-state students accounted for more than 30% of the student body at the small, selective private liberal arts college nestled at the base of Pikes Peak. Fast forward to today and that share has dropped roughly in half. “A lot of families in Colorado […]