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Tuition for state residents in 2006 was about $4,500. In 2012 it was roughly $9,400, or 108 percent more than the 2006 rate.
The University of Arizona got first place, increasing from $4,800 to $10,000 between 2006 and 2012.
The WSJ reports that the cost of attending public colleges is rising faster than the cost of private colleges, reflecting reductions in state funding.
Check out the WSJ’s “Price of Admission” series to learn more about the rising costs of higher education in the U.S.
Courtesy of Tax Credits…
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A Pearl Harbor casualty from the USS Oklahoma identified through his DNA is finally returned home to Kansas.
Hawaiian Airlines pilots plan to picket again at Honolulu International Airport on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to protest the pace of contract talks with the airline.
Hawaii could become the first state in the United States to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere in the country.
Many of the costs the state pays aren’t detailed in budget documents. And the expense is not the only issue.