California financial aid has increased along with tuition

According to a report released Monday, California awarded almost $1.3 billion in financial aid in 2010-11. The figure represents a 22 percent increase from the previous year — a significant rise when compared to the 2.5 percent average increase in state financial aid across the United States.
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Recently approved state budget provides no relief to UC

Although California legislators met their constitutional deadline and approved a $92.1 billion budget on Friday, the university still faces cost increases over the next fiscal year that could lead to a tuition hike at the next UC Board of Regents meeting in July. Seven budget bills passed in both houses well before
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Report finds declining enrollment at UC and CSU related to budget cuts

A recent report finds that Californian college enrollment in the UC and CSU systems has declined by about one-fifth over the past five years, due to declining funding for higher education. Released by the Public Policy Institute of California on Wednesday, the report entitled “Defunding Higher Education: What Are the
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