Monday, August 11, 2014

Marching towards Michigan

The Sacramento Bee carries an article about UC's move toward recruiting out-of-state and out-of-country students because they pay higher tuition than in-state students, a plan sometimes referred to as the "Michigan Model" after the U of Michigan's earlier shift in that direction.

Photo caption: Pushed to look for alternative sources of revenue amid the deep budget cuts of the economic recession, schools in the UC system increasingly are recruiting nonresident applicants, who likely will make up a fifth of all freshman for fall 2014. Even as state funding has begun to recover, campuses rely on substantial additional fees paid by out-of-state and international students who have brought in hundreds of millions of dollars for the university system in recent years. 

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