Tag: tuition

Where does your tuition go? Mason answers in town hall

(Photo credit: Sarah Kladler/Fourth Estate) Yesterday, Student Government sponsored an event where students learned how their tuition money is spent. J.J. Davis, senior vice president for Administration and Finance, and Rose Pascarell, vice president for University Life, hosted the town hall…

Stay Mason Student Support Fund application goes live

(Credit: Megan Zendek/Fourth Estate) by Amina Benguedouar A million dollar fund created to serve as a fallback for students at Mason is now open to applicants. The Stay Mason Student Support Fund, previously called the Mason Access Initiative, is designed to help…

VA in-state ratio bill fails in committee

This story was originally published in the March 23 print issue. A Virginia General Assembly bill for a percentage cap on out-of-state students wasn’t passed, again. The in-state ratio bill “died” in the Committee on Education in February 10. House…

Mason students launch campaign to fund the DREAM

This story was originally published in the Mar 2 print issue of Fourth Estate. Mason DREAMers is currently raising money to fund a scholarship to help lessen the burden of high tuition costs for undocumented students. Through their campaign launched…

What Mason looks like in graphs

Around this time a year ago, President Ángel Cabrera was inaugurated as Mason’s president – marking perhaps the biggest turning point in the university since it became an independent university in 1972. As Mason begins to go through these changes, it’s…

Low enrollment leads to Law School tuition freeze

During its final meeting of 2013, the Board of Visitors voted on Dec. 12th to freeze the tuition of Mason’s law school for the upcoming school year. The tuition freeze was prompted by low enrollment numbers at the law school, which…

What if the state picked up the tuition bill?

In an online forum with Virginia21, a non-profit lobbying group that focuses on higher education issues, State Senator John Edwards spoke about a new tuition model that may alleviate some of the burden of college tuition. “An idea has come…

Tuition

What is tuition? Tuition is how much you pay for education at Mason. How is it charged? Tuition is charged by credit and by your status of enrollment. For example, in the 2013-2014 academic year, in-state undergraduate students had to…