college tuition

WU announces tuition increase for 2020-2021 academic year

After five consecutive 3.5% increases, Washington University’s annual tuition will tick up by 3.8% for the 2020-2021 school year, Interim Provost Marion Crain announced in a statement emailed to students and families Wednesday morning.

Matthew Friedman | Senior Editor

Students studying abroad should not pay Wash. U. tuition

Wash. U. encourages students to study abroad, but does not match that enthusiasm with appropriate financial policies. If the University wants to live up to its word of ensuring that students have a well-rounded college experience and compete with other peer institutions, Wash. U. should not force students to pay University tuition while studying abroad.

| Staff Writer

Point: Wash. U. students need to step back, take care of themselves

Point: Wash. U. students don’t need to overburden themselves by taking too many credits; students need to find the right balance between academics, activities and sleep.

| Forum Editor

Counterpoint: Get the most out of your time and money at Wash. U.

Counterpoint: the price of Wash. U. is too high to justify slacking off, and students should partake in as many activities as possible.

| Associate Editor

Tuition hikes threaten increased commitment to diversity

In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Barack Obama reinforced the White House’s commitment to reducing inequality in access to higher education, in part by giving colleges incentives to offer better value.

2014-2015 tuition to rise 3.6 percent to $45,700

Undergraduate tuition at Washington University in St. Louis will be $45,700 for the 2014-15 school year, a 3.6 percent or $1,600 increase, Barbara Feiner, vice chancellor for finance, announced early Friday morning. The University will require a student activity fee of $457, 1 percent of the annual tuition, and the health and wellness fee will […]

| Staff Reporter

Making WU worth it

Most people would generally agree that college tuition is expensive. We might even nod our heads to affirm that our college is more expensive than most. Even with the financial aid packages, the amount due every semester is by no means puny.

| Staff Columnist

Make college tax deductible

Recognizing the importance of higher education for success in the modern, globalized world, Missouri state senator Timothy Green recently introduced a bill that would create a deduction against taxpayer’s state income tax for the value of college tuition.

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