On Jan. 27, the California State University Chancellor announced that there will not be an increase in tuition cost for the next academic year. According to the CSU website, this means that Cal Poly’s yearly tuition will remain the same as the systemwide in-state, undergraduate tuition at $5,742 for students enrolled in six or more […]
Carbajal discusses Degrees Not Debt Act on campus
Student debt is on the rise, but a proposed house bill is aiming to combat it. Rep. Salud Carbajal (D-CA) discussed the Degrees Not Debt Act of 2018 in the University Union Plaza on Oct. 8. The bill will expand Pell Grants to provide more funding to students. “A strong education system is one of the […]
Cal Grant expansion tops list of college affordability bills: Track them here
California’s financial aid system could get its biggest overhaul in 20 years if a proposal backed by key Assembly Democrats becomes law. And that’s just one of a slew of college affordability bills in play this legislative session. Call it ‘The Year of the Struggling Student’: Concern about the nation’s $1.5 trillion in student debt, a […]
Newsom’s budget proposal increases CSU funding, tuition will likely remain same
“It’s refreshing and exciting to see that Governor Newsom has dedicated much-needed funds to the community college, UC, and CSU systems – funds that will go towards further improving resources and accessibility for our students as they move towards obtaining their degrees,” ASI President Jasmin Fashami wrote to Mustang News.
Armstrong announces Opportunity Fee to assist low-income California students
President Armstrong announced a new fee for newly enrolled out-of-state undergraduate students starting in fall 2019.
Money Magazine ranks Cal Poly in top 50 public universities
Cal Poly ranked in the top 50 best public universities and top hundred best valued universities in the nation.
Income diversity and costs: Updates to the Opportunity Grant and the data behind it
Cal Poly has the lowest proportion of low-income students in the CSU, but the highest out-of-state cost of attendance.
Face-off over budget may leave Cal Poly with limited funds
Cal Poly faces a budget crisis. Inflation is rising, and the entire California State University System needs more money to combat it. It may not be coming, and the campus may have to cut costs, either in the number of classes offered or in services and grants administration provides. May 11, Governor Brown unveiled his […]
CSU will not increase tuition in 2018
Instead, Chancellor White wants to fund the priorities of the 23 CSUs.
CSU Board of Trustees discusses possible tuition hike in 2018; decisions not finalized until “at least May”
The CSU Board of Trustees released a statement regarding the possibility of a tuition hike for the 2018-2019 school year.
Unveiling Cal Poly’s classism problem
How Cal Poly creates a climate inaccessible to lower class students