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Education
8:02 am
Thu January 30, 2014

University of Missouri to hold line on tuition

University of Missouri-Columbia
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State residents who pay tuition at the four schools in the University of Missouri system can look forward to flat tuition rates in the coming academic year.

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Education
4:46 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

UM President Will Recommend No Tuition Increase

Tim Wolfe

Originally published on Fri January 24, 2014 12:30 pm

The president of the University of Missouri says he will go along with Gov. Jay Nixon’s request and recommend that tuition for the system’s four campuses not go up next year.

Tim Wolfe, who visited with junior and senior high school students in the Bayless School District in south St. Louis County Friday morning, said that the additional revenue proposed by Nixon in his State of the State address earlier this week should provide the four-campus system with the money it needs without raising tuition.

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Education
8:20 am
Fri October 25, 2013

New report shows tuition increases at Missouri colleges among lowest in the nation

Truman State University
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The College Board released a report Thursday showing Missouri had the smallest increase in tuition and fees at public four-year institutions in the U.S. 

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Education
8:59 am
Thu August 23, 2012

Higher ed dept: Mo. college costs trend lower compared to rest of U.S.

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Speaking on KBIA’s Intersection earlier this week, Deputy Commissioner for the Missouri Department of Higher Education Paul Wagner said that Missouri has been a national leader in keeping college tuition down. He said that tuition increases at public four year institutions in the state were the lowest in the country over the last three years. That statistic comes from a College Board Report released earlier this month. Wagner points to two factors that have helped limit tuition increases.

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Education and Politics
4:50 pm
Fri January 20, 2012

Nixon wants colleges to keep tuition hikes minimal amid cuts

Gov. Jay Nixon
File photo KBIA

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is urging college administrators to think twice before proposing large tuition increases in response to state budget cuts.

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