As Grand Rapids sees record growth, GVSU is set to expand its own downtown footprint. Grand Valley State University has announced plans for a $70 million expansion to the Grand Rapids campus. GVSU has also announced a $237 per semester increase to tuition.
A new proposal in Lansing would offer free college tuition to all Michigan high school graduates. Graduates would have to attend a state college or university. The proposal is estimated to cost $1.8 billion the first year.
Yesterday, Central Michigan University announced that they were increasing tuition rates by 3.47% and Northern Michigan University announced their increase of 6.9%. Today, Grand Valley State University announced its tuition rate for the coming year.
Nic Ramos, a student at University of Colorado, Boulder, protested rising tuition costs in an interesting way last week. He paid his entire spring semester tuition ($14,309.51) using dollar bills, a 50-cent piece and a penny. It took him two days to withdraw all of the money from various banks, and s…