Michigan Budget Deal Win for College Students

September 23, 2020

The Michigan budget deal announced this morning demonstrated that higher education is a priority for the state legislature and Governor Whitmer. The budget maintains the state’s overall investment in higher education, protecting higher education institutions and financial aid against cuts at a time of great uncertainly and need due to the economic ramifications of...

Net Price Calculators in Michigan Key to College Decisions in a Crisis

September 22, 2020

Report explores accessibility and details findings, including that one in eight NPCs in Michigan are hard to find on institution’s websites, one-fifth require overly detailed family financial information to complete, and some schools use data that is a decade old to compute the results. The report provides recommendations for the federal government, states, and colleges.

Tuition-Free Community College is in Reach for Michigan

September 11, 2020

Yesterday, Governor Whitmer announced the launch of the Futures for Frontliners program. This first in the nation initiative guarantees that tuition and fees at community college will be fully covered for those brave individuals who served our state in essential roles during the pandemic.

Michigan Extends Tuition Incentive Program for Thousands of Low-Income Students

July 22, 2020

Michigan's legislative leaders and Governor Whitmer acted to protect financial aid for thousands of low-income students in Michigan during this uncertain time. We commend these leaders for taking this crucial action to extend access to the Tuition Incentive Program (TIP), which provides free tuition at community college and $500 per semester towards a B.A. for qualifying...