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Tag: UNIVERSITY

Photo by Jeriden Villegas Alabama News
Tuberville co-sponsors bill to expand approved uses of state-sponsored college savings plans to include expenses associated with ‘skills training’ and ‘credentialing’

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) co-sponsored a bill that might encourage Americans to enter a trade career instead of pursuing careers requiring degrees from four-year universities.

Higher education Alabama News
Report: Alabama 14th in higher education appropriations — $2.12 billion to public universities, some of which promote DEI, woke ideology

Only 13 states have promised more taxpayer money for public higher education than Alabama so far for this fiscal year. 

Student loan debt Alabama News
In-state tuition up 300-700% at Alabama public four-year colleges since 1990 as SCOTUS considers student loan forgiveness

As the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) hears a challenge to President Joe Biden’s plan to forgive up to $20,000 in student loan debt for millions of borrowers across the United States, some economists say easy-to-obtain student loans from the federal government may be the cause of the problem in the first place.

Auburn University campus Alabama News
Auburn ranked highest among Alabama universities, top 100 in the nation; UAB, UA tied for No. 137

Auburn University was ranked the highest among universities in Alabama this year by U.S. News.