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Student Fee Error Resurfaces

Juan Carlos Lara, Campus News Editor

December 11, 2019

Since 2015, graduate students in the Lam Family College of Business have paid a Graduate Studies Professional Program fee, currently $270 per-unit. The fee mostly funds specific graduate courses and provides need-based financial ai...

Students pay campus amenities fees regardless of use

Alondra Gallardo, Online Managing Editor

September 28, 2019

Students enrolled at SF State and living off-campus for the 2019-2020 school year can expect to pay $1,587 of their tuition costs on transportation, according to the Office of Student Financial Aid. Students who commute on...

Tuition freeze bill moves through state Assembly committees

Lea Fabro

April 20, 2017

The Higher Education Committee approved Assembly bills Tuesday that will benefit California students if passed, including one that would freeze tuition until December 2020. Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva and leaders of the California Faculty Association authored AB-393, also known as the Student Protection Act, which could freeze California...

Turns out, college is worth the cost

Sam Molmud

August 26, 2013

Whether you are just beginning your college journey or continuing the trudge through semesters, we are all unified by the fact that our venture for higher education has a price tag — and a rather hefty one to boot. CaliforniaColleges....

Decrease tuition to pre-recession levels

Xpress Staff

February 2, 2013

Some welcome news came from the California State University Board of Trustees over the break: for the first time since 2006 they aren’t planning on any tuition hikes for this semester, and Gov. Jerry Brown released a state budget proposal t...

SF State leads California public university system with affordable education, efficient administration

Vikram Singh

December 14, 2012

California’s state plan for public education promises college students affordable higher education, but a steady decrease in state funding for the past 50 years threatens that promise. In fact, 81 percent of  Californians...

California needs to stop neglecting public education and offer more scholarships

Xpress Staff

October 19, 2012

We all know that a college workload is hard enough, but adding a job or two jobs on top of that can be nearly impossible. When higher education is the key to unlocking a promising future, every little bit helps. That’s where...

CSU tuition increase consultation law proves good step in right direction but not the cure

Xpress Staff

October 4, 2012

Mixed news came out of Sacramento Sept. 27 as Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 970 into law. The Legislature is now requiring the CSU Board of Trustees to consult with students before implementing additional tuition ra...

UPDATE: Cal State Board of Trustees approves 5 percent tuition increase if Prop. 30 fails

Caitlin Byrne

September 20, 2012

UPDATE Sept. 20: The California State University Board of Trustees approved a 5 percent tuition increase and a $250 million cut to the CSU system yesterday if Proposition 30 fails. The board approved a tuition rollback of 9.1 ...

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