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Obama announces “Student Aid Bill of Rights”

March 16, 2015 admin 0

Average cost of an in-state Virginia school: $11,142.

Number of Virginians currently borrowing federal Direct or FFEL loans: 1,058,000.

Total outstanding balance of those loans: $30,118,363,000.

Cost of higher education: Priceless?

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Four-year grad rate lags behind state schools

February 10, 2014 Executive Editor 0

Last month VCU president Michael Rao delivered his State of the University address, in which he said he considered VCU one of the “big three” universities in the state alongside University of Virginia and Virginia Tech. When it comes to graduation rates, however, VCU lags behind both of those universities and many others.