Gov. Rick Scott says he’s opposed to college tuition hike – Tampa Bay Times


only a 5 figure student loan debt? sounds like he got off easy.

Florida ranks 45th in per credit hour cost of an undergraduate education.  Is now the right time to raise tuition to give the University System the resources to be more competitive, or should tuition be kept the same to ensure affordability in tough economic times?  The proposed tuition increase this year is less than $10 per credit hour.

The debate on raising tuition also relates to the President’s recent proposal to link availability of some financial aid to affordability.  See here.


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