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2012 Tuition, Fees and Financial Aid Report

The 2012 Tuition, Fees and Financial Aid Report is a biennial report that provides an analyses of the public policy issues relating to tuition, fees and financial aid for students in Nebraska.  It also studies how Nebraska's public postsecondary educational institutions compare with their peer institutions in other states.

This report is designed to assist institutions as they continue to provide accessible, high-quality postsecondary education in Nebraska.

 

 

2012 Tuition, Fees and Financial Aid Report (full report)  

 

Report by section:

Affordability of Higher Education

To determine if college is more or less affordable in Nebraska than it has been in the past, this information examines tuition and mandatory fees in light of changes in family income. This section covers three factors of affordability:

  • Tuition and Fees

  • Student Payment Share

  • Tuition and Fees as a Percentage of Family Income

State Investment in Higher Education

This section provides information regarding state appropriations per full-time equivalent (FTE) student. It covers two major areas:

  • State Appropriation Comparisons within the State

  • State Appropriation Comparisons with Other States

Financial Aid for Higher Education

The federal government provides several types of financial aid for students in postsecondary education. In this section, we examine and compare:

  • Public Institutions' Tuition Waivers

  • State Grant Trends

  • Student Loan Trends

  • Unmet Financial Need

2012 Tuition, Fees and Financial Aid Report Conclusions

 

2012 Tuition, Fees and Financial Aid Report Recommendations

 

Bibliography

 

Appendices

 

Archived Reports

 

2010 Tuition, Fees and Financial Aid Report

2008 Tuition, Fees and Financial Aid Report

2006 Tuition, Fees and Financial Aid Report

2004 Tuition, Fees and Financial Aid Report

2002 Tuition, Fees and Financial Aid Report