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.


Statement on HEALS Act

July 27, 2020

For college students and student loan borrowers, the HEALS Act proposed by Senator McConnell today is too little, too late. In the face of a surging pandemic, it cuts off much-needed relief for millions of student loan borrowers and fails to invest enough in public colleges to prevent dire consequences for students.


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...