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    Tuition Prices

    I live in Denver and for the last 4 years CU has raised tuition prices. It is now $8900 a year for in-state students.

    I know the economy sucks everywhere but I was wondering how ISU is handling this and what it runs per year?



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    Re: Tuition Prices

    Quote Originally Posted by MileHiCyclone View Post
    I live in Denver and for the last 4 years CU has raised tuition prices. It is now $8900 a year for in-state students.

    I know the economy sucks everywhere but I was wondering how ISU is handling this and what it runs per year?
    CU stinks.



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    Re: Tuition Prices

    Iowa State University: Fees Information

    They raise it yearly 2-5%




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    Re: Tuition Prices

    It has slowly been creeping up the last few years as the state is giving less and less funding each year which is usually being passed onto the students.



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    Quote Originally Posted by JUKEBOX View Post
    CU stinks.
    I agree, really hope I can steer my boys to ISU but would settle for CSU or AF.



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    Re: Tuition Prices

    Damn, I knew about the engineering surcharges being implemented from when I was a senior... but really didn't realize it is now $1000/semester higher than most undergraduate majors for juniors and seniors.


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    Re: Tuition Prices

    I think the crazy thing is when I was a freshman in 2004 tuition was about $4,700 while now it is almost $7k. That is an increase of almost 50% in 7 years.



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    Re: Tuition Prices

    I might have gone to CU but it would have cost ~$40,000 a year to go there(out of state)



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    Re: Tuition Prices

    I get to part 20k a year and can't get the classes I want.



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    Re: Tuition Prices

    It will be interesting to see at what point the cost of college no longer offers a return on investment. It seems like major structural changes will be needed at some point. I saw an article that put the average cost of college for today's newborns at over $400K. Yes, it's possible that wages could rise enough to justify that type of cost, but it's hard to imagine given the negative state of the economy over the past 4 years.



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    Re: Tuition Prices

    Quote Originally Posted by longtimeclone View Post
    I think the crazy thing is when I was a freshman in 2004 tuition was about $4,700 while now it is almost $7k. That is an increase of almost 50% in 7 years.
    I wonder if the student to teacher ratio has increased as well? Kind of a double punch in the gut.



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    Re: Tuition Prices

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAgronomist View Post
    Iowa State University: Fees Information

    They raise it yearly 2-5%
    Quote Originally Posted by LindenCy View Post
    Glad they didn't have that huge engineering fee when I was there. Honestly, as high as the prices are, considering what college is nowadays, those are decent rates.
    Whoa, that is per semester? Yeah, those have gotten crazy.



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