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Tuition increase raises $2.9 million

Tuition takes a five percent increase. Photo credit: Christian Solis

Christian Solis

October 8, 2017

The recent tuition bump of five percent has raised $2.9 million to spend on increasing four-year graduation rates at Chico State.The Graduation Initiative 2025 comes from the CSU Chancellors Office and aims to increase four-year graduation rates across all CSU campuses. Efforts to implement the GI 2025 ...

University to receive $3 million from tuition hike

CSU Tuition Increases Photo credit: Daniel Wright

Daniel Wright

April 9, 2017

The $270 per student tuition increase is estimated to net Chico State $3 million in new revenue, according to Chico State Budget Director Jeni Kitchell . Chico State receives its funding primarily from two sources: the State and student tuition. Chico State receives 4 percent from the CSU system, an all...

CSU administrator visits Chico State, talks about raising graduation rates

CSU's Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Success Strategic Initiatives, Jeff Gold, visits campus. Photo credit: Alejandra Fraga

Alejandra Fraga

March 28, 2017

California State University's Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Success Strategic Initiatives Jeff Gold met with Associated Student leaders to explain the idea behind an established plan known as the Graduation Initiative. The Graduation Initiative focuses on increasing graduation rates across...

A pointless education

Photo credit: Briana Mcdaniel

Rachel Reyes

January 31, 2017

As a political science major, I don’t believe Math 105 or Physics 100 will help me further my career opportunities. So far, it’s only prevented my GPA from rising to its highest potential. The pointless courses we take for graduation are meant to broaden our horizons by giving us new material...

Tuition might rise again

Alex Horne

November 9, 2016

The CSU Chancellor has proposed an increase in tuition prices that range from $270 for undergraduates to $438 for graduate students per year. This is after tuition has already been raised more than $1,000 in the past eight years.This proposal is because of new CSU initiatives that total $346 million i...

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