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Weekly College News Roundup, April 22-26

Fri, Apr 26, 2013 @ 09:43 AM

Cooper Union Will Charge Tuition For First Time in History, STEM Students in US May Actually Be in Surplus  

Weekly NewsThe admissions landscape is always changing, and here at IvyWise we like to keep families informed on the latest news in college admissions and higher education. Check out some of the biggest stories in higher education from this past week:   

  • The Economic Policy Institute released a study that suggests there is no shortage of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) students and college graduates, and that some STEM graduates are actually having difficulty finding work.

  • The University of Indianapolis announced they will be closing their campus in Athens, Greece due to the nation’s growing financial strains.

  • Cooper Union will begin charging students tuition for the first time since its opening in 1859.

What do you thinking about Cooper Union charging tuition? Are you considering a STEM major in college? Let us know in the comments section below!  

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