Latest Undergraduate education News

Gov. signs law expanding National Guard tuition assistance

Aug. 21, 2019 8:28 AM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Gov. Kate Brown has signed into law a measure allowing members of the Oregon National Guard to receive tuition assistance at Oregon Health and Science University and private institutions in addition to community colleges and public higher education institutions. KATU-TV reports House...

George Washington University to end fixed undergrad tuition

Aug. 21, 2019 5:02 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — George Washington University has announced that it plans to phase out fixed tuition for incoming on-campus undergraduate students. WTOP-FM reports the school will start setting tuition rates on an annual basis starting fall 2020. A school statement released Monday says that a review of...

Students mobilize amid campaigning over Phoenix rail vote

Aug. 21, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Campaigning over the future of mass rail transit in Phoenix heated up Tuesday over next week's special election asking voters whether to halt all expansion of the light rail system in the nation's fifth largest city. Several dozen college students and recent graduates gathered briefly in the...

Arizona colleges move to extend tuition rate for immigrants

Aug. 20, 2019 8:53 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona universities are moving to expand access to a tuition rate paid by immigrants living in the country illegally who graduated from Arizona high schools after President Donald Trump's administration froze enrollment in a program that shielded them from deportation. The state's three...

Iowa DT Daviyon Nixon impresses in fall camp

Aug. 20, 2019 6:11 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — It appears as though defensive lineman Daviyon Nixon will finally be able to help No. 20 Iowa this fall. Nixon, a 310-pound sophomore who transferred from Iowa Western Community College before spending last year as a redshirt, will be one of the players who will be expected to...

State and National Parks offer free admission on Sunday

Aug. 20, 2019 10:43 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — To honor the National Parks System's 103rd birthday, both it and the Washington State Parks system are giving free admission. The Seattle Times reports single-day visitors to any state park on Sunday, Aug. 25, won't need a Discover Pass to park. The pass costs $30 a year or $10 a day. The...

Homegrown Husker Stille excited to be part resurgence

Aug. 20, 2019 9:51 AM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Ben Stille was born in 1997, the year Nebraska won its most recent national championship, and he grew up a half-hour from Memorial Stadium. His earliest football memory — sitting in the rain wrapped in a giant black trash bag watching the Cornhuskers beat Nicholls State in 2006...

The Latest: California university stabbing victim identified

Aug. 19, 2019 8:17 PM EDT

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on campus killing at California State University, Fullerton (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Police have identified a retired college administrator who was stabbed to death in his car at California State University, Fullerton. He's 57-year-old Steven Shek Keung Chan of...

AP NewsAlert

Aug. 19, 2019 2:40 PM EDT
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Police: Victim in fatal stabbing at California State University, Fullerton was targeted, worked in admissions.

New Mexico Junior College plan eyes 4-year degree under $10K

Aug. 19, 2019 12:35 PM EDT

HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — Some eastern New Mexico students may be able to earn a college degree for under $10,000, under a proposal by New Mexico Junior College. The school has unveiled more details of its College FasTTrak program that would seek help Lea County students graduate within three years and spend time...