All students pay in state tuition for the summer

July 2, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes The State Board of Regions has a policy on tuition and fees, allowing the president to charge resident tuition in the summer for all students, including non-residents, international students & undergraduates and graduate. The difference between resident, non resident, and international students tuition during this time of the year has always been this way and […]


June 4, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes There are a variety of summer jobs students hold, ranging from home security and pest control, summer sales to life guarding at Seven Peaks Waterpark, but regardless, the goal is the same – to pay tuition. Corinne Crump, a senior in the Elementary Education program, has changed her work hours at Pinnacle Security from part-time […]

Student loans surpass credit card debt

April 2, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes Young adults owe more on student loans, roughly $870 billion, than Americans owe on credit card debt, which is about $693 billion. reported the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.   With rising tuition costs, adults have become concerned with the rising generation.   President Barack Obama has recently asked colleges to find a way […]

Knowledge is priceless but education is pricey

September 20, 2011

Reading Time: 5 minutes A transfer student’s analysis of our tuition woes   Fellow students, lend me your ears, and about twenty bucks. I just paid tuition, and I’m hurting for some cash. It seems like most of us are these days, what with tuition skyrocketing. It just seems like this university is squeezing us for all we’re worth […]

Recovering from the wounds of economic decline

October 5, 2009

Reading Time: 3 minutes Open your wallet and rifle through its contents. Your student I.D. card, a few receipts, a fully stamped card redeemable for frozen yogurt, a few family photos … is there anything missing? Your wallet is undoubtedly lighter because there was an increase in tuition this semester. During the 2008-2009 school year, full-time residents were paying […]