Evaluating the Policies That Lead to Substantial Tuition Variation at Public Land-Grant Universities

Burgess, Brent
January 2011
Planning for Higher Education;Jan-Mar2011, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p25
Academic Journal
The article presents a study which aims to evaluate the effect of state policies on the tuition variation at public land-grant universities in the U.S.. The study used nine variables in the regression analysis including per student appropriation, professionalism of state legislature, and higher education budget. Results reveal that geography and budget for higher education were significant predictor of tuition costs and policy on institutional autonomy is associated with state-level funding.


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