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Fees, Tuition, Costs and Financial Aid

Related Topics: Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education | Budgeting and Financing of Higher Education | Commission Operations | Performance of Higher Education | Student Progress and Success | Student Transfer | Equity, Access, and College Preparation | College-going and Preparation for Higher Education | Enrollment Demand and Capacity Analysis | Enrollments and Degrees Awarded | Faculty Salaries, Executive Compensation, Faculty and Staff Issues | Master Plan for Higher Education | Workforce and Occupations | Facilities Review | Program Review

Commission Reports

  • 11-01  Affordability of Higher Education: California and Other States ( 2/2011 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 11-02  College Costs and Family Income: The Affordability Issue at UC and CSU ( 3/2011 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 10-01  Fees at California’s Public Colleges and Universities ( 3/2010 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 10-06  Legislative Analyst’s Office Report on Coordinating Higher Education in California ( 3/2010 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 10-12  Costs at Public Universities: How does California Compare with other States? ( 6/2010 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 09-04  Fees at California’s Public Colleges and Universities ( 3/2009 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 09-09  Completing the Affordability Picture: The Need for More Data on Financial Aid ( 3/2009 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 09-12  Update on the Post-9/11 GI Bill ( 6/2009 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 09-22  The New Tax Credits: How Much Will They Offset Higher Student Fees in California? ( 9/2009 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 08-10  Who Can Afford it? How Rising Costs are Making College Unaffordable for Working Families ( 6/2008 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 08-14  Community Colleges: Still an Affordable Route to a Degree? ( 9/2008 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 07-19  Accountability Framework Goal - Access and Affordability. Measure: Average Indebtedness of Graduates at Two- and Four-Year Colleges and Universities ( 9/2007 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 06-4  Resident Undergraduate Student Fees – Issues and Options ( 3/2006 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 06-10  Developing a Statewide Higher Education Affordability Policy ( 6/2006 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 06-22  Keeping College Affordable in California: Recommended Policy Options and a Panel Report on College Affordability ( 12/2006 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 05-2  Recommendations for Adjusting the Maximum Cal Grant Award at California’s Nonpublic Colleges and Universities ( 3/2005 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 03-4  Commission Recommendations Concerning Alternate Delivery Options for the State's Cal Grant Program ( 2/2003 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 02-7  Performance Indicators of California Higher Education, 2001 ( 4/2002 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 02-12  Recommendations for a Long-term Resident Student Fee Policy Framework for Students Enrolled at California's Public Universities ( 12/2002 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 00-3  Policy for Progress: Reaffirming California Higher Education Accessibilility, Affordability, and Accountability into the 21st Century ( 4/2000 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 95-1  A State Policy on Community College Student Charges: Recommendations of the California Postsecondary Education Commission ( 2/1995 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 95-5  Legislative and State Budget Priorities of the Commission, 1995: A Report of the California Postsecondary Education Commission ( 4/1995 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 95-9  A Capacity for Growth: Enrollments, Resources, and Facilities for California Higher Education, 1993-94 to 2005-06 ( 8/1995 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 94-9  Professional Degree Program Fees: A Report of the California Postsecondary Education Commission ( 6/1994 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 93-7  The Restructuring of California's Financial Aid Programs and Its Short-Term Aid Policy: Recommendations of the California Postsecondary Education Commission ( 4/1993 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 93-8  Undergraduate Student Charges and Short-Term Financial Aid Policies at California's Public Universities: Recommendations of the California Postsecondary Education Commission ( 4/1993 ; Superseded by Report 93-9.) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 93-9  A New State Policy on Undergraduate Student Charges at California's Public Universities: Recommendations of the California Postsecondary Education Commission ( 6/1993 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 93-11  Student Fees and Fee Policy at the California Maritime Academy: A Report to the Governor and Legislature in Response to Supplemental Report Language of the 1992 Budget Act ( 6/1993 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 91-20  Student Fees, Access, and Quality: Prospects and Issues for the 1992-93 Budget Process ( 12/1991 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 90-7   Legislative Priorities of the Commission, 1990: A Report of the California Postsecondary Education Commission ( 1/1990 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 89-19  Mandatory Statewide Student Fees in California's Public Four-Year Colleges and Universities: Report of the Sunset Review Committee on Statewide Student Fee Policy Under Senate Bill 195 (1985), published for the Committee by the California Postsecondary Education Commission ( 4/1989 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 89-20  State Policy Guidelines for Adjusting Nonresident Tuition at California's Public Colleges and Universities: Report of the Advisory Committee on Nonresident Tuition Policies Under Senate Concurrent Resolution 69, published for the Committee by the California Postsecondary Education Commission ( 6/1989 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 88-45  Prepaid College Tuition and Savings Bond Programs: A Staff Report to the California Postsecondary Education Commission ( 12/1988 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 87-1  Statewide Fees in the California Community Colleges: A Report to the Governor and the Legislature in Response to Assembly Bill 1XX (1984) ( 2/1987 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 87-07  Conversations About Financial Aid: Statements and Discussion at a Commission Symposium on Major Issues and Trends in Postsecondary Student Aid ( 2/1987 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 86-15  Student Financial Aid in California: The First of Two Background Papers on Student Financial Aid Issues and Options Prepared for the California Postsecondary Education Commission, May 1986 ( 5/1986 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 86-16  Purposes and Effects of Student Financial Aid: The Second of Two Background Papers on Student Financial Aids Issues and Options Prepared for the California Postsecondary Education Commission, May 1986 ( 5/1986 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 86-29  Clarifying the State's Role in Guaranteeing Student Loans: A Report to the Legislature and Governor in Response to Assembly Bill 756 (Chapter 1379, Statues of 1985) ( 12/1986 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 86-31  Student Financial Aid in California: To Close the Widening Gyre ( 12/1986 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 86-32  Effects of the Mandatory Statewide Fee on California Community College Enrollments: A Staff Report to the California Postsecondary Education Commission ( 12/1986 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 85-10  Student Fee Policy at the California Maritime Academy: A Report to the Legislature in Response to Supplemental Language in the 1984-85 Budget Act ( 3/1985 ) (Out of print)

  • 85-13  Mortgaging a Generation: Problems and Prospects of California's Guaranteed Student Loan Program ( 3/1985 ) (Out of print)

  • 85-26  Policy Options for the Cal Grant Programs: The Second of Two Reports on California Student Aid Commission Grant Programs Requested by the Legislature in Supplemental Language to the 1984-85 Budget Act ( 4/1985 ; See 84-33 for the first of these two reports.) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 85-36  Director's Report, December 1985: From Ninth Grade Through College Graduation: Who Makes It in California Education ( 12/1985 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 84-4  California's Participation in Guaranteed Student Loan Programs ( 1/1984 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 84-15  Meeting the Costs of Attending College: A Staff Analysis of the Demographic Characteristics and Financial Circumstances of California Undergraduates ( 5/1984 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 84-22  Feasibility of a State-Supported Work-Study Program: A Staff Report to the California Postsecondary Education Commission ( 6/1984 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 84-33  Characteristics of Cal Grant Applicants and Recipients: A Preliminary Report on California Student Aid Commission Programs, 1980-81 to 1983-84 ( 12/1984 ; See 85-26 for the second of these two reports.) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 84-39  Comments on the California Community Colleges' Plan for Allocating Board Financial Assistance to Community College Students ( 12/1984 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 84-40  Principles for Long-Term Student Fee Policy: Report of the Fee Policy Committee Convened by the California Postsecondary Education Commission in Response to Supplemental Language in the 1984-85 Budget Act and Distributed for the Committee by the Commission ( 12/1984 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 83-12  Student Charges, Student Financial Aid, and Access to Postsecondary Education: Options for the California Community Colleges. A Report to the Governor and the Legislature from Phase III of the Commission's Response to Assembly Concurrent Resolution 81 ( 3/1983 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 83-13  Background Papers on Student Charges, Student Financial Aid, and Access to Postsecondary Education: Options for the California Community Colleges. A Supplement to the Report from Phase III of the Commission's Response to Assembly Concurrent Resolution 81 ( 3/1983 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 82-05  The Student Charges Model: A Description of Version 3 ( 2/1982 ) (Out of print) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 82-15  Student Charges, Student Financial Aid, and Access to Postsecondary Education: A Report to the Governor and the Legislature in Response to Assembly Concurrent Resolution 81 ( 4/1982 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 82-16  Background Papers on Student Charges, Student Financial Aid, and Access to Postsecondary Education: A Supplement to the Commission's Report to the Governor and the Legislature in Response to Assembly Concurrent Resolution 81 ( 4/1982 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 82-21  Responses to the Commission's Report on Student Charges, Student Financial Aid, and Access to Postsecondary Education ( 5/1982 ) (Out of print)

  • 82-39  The Price of Admission, 1983: An Assessment of the Impact of Student Charges on Enrollments, Student Financial Aid Needs, and Revenues in California Public Higher Education ( 12/1982 ) (Out of print) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 82-40  Student Charges, Student Financial Aid, and Access to Postsecondary Education: A Continuing Dialogue. A Report to the Governor and the Legislature from Phase II of the Commission's Response to Assembly Concurrent Resolution 81 ( 12/1982 ) (Out of print) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 82-41  Background Papers on Student Charges, Student Financial Aid, and Access to Postsecondary Education: A Continuing Dialogue. A Supplement to the Report From Phase II of the Commission's Response to Assembly Concurrent Resolution 81 ( 12/1982 ) (Out of print) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • 80-2  The Price of Admission: An Assessment of the Impact of Student Charges on Enrollments and Revenues in California Public Higher Education, Revised ( 2/1980 ; See 79-13 for earlier version; updated by 82-39.) (Out of print)

  • 79-13  The Price of Admission: An Assessment of the Impact of Student Charges on Enrollments and Revenues in California Public Higher Education ( 9/1979 ; See 82-39 for a later version.) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

Fact Sheets

  • FS/08-02  Graduate Fees at California’s Public Universities ( 3/2008 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • FS/08-03  Undergraduate Fees at California’s Public Colleges and Universities ( 3/2008 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • FS/07-1  Resident Undergraduate Charges at California’s Public Colleges and Universities ( 3/2007 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • FS/07-2  Resident Graduate Charges at California’s Public Universities ( 3/2007 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • FS/06-1  Resident Undergraduate Charges at California’s Public Colleges and Universities ( 1/2006 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • FS/06-2  Resident Graduate Charges at California’s Public Universities ( 1/2006 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • FS/05-1  Resident Undergraduate Charges at California’s Public Colleges and Universities ( 1/2005 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • FS/05-2  Resident Graduate Charges at California’s Public Universities ( 2/2005 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • FS/04-1  Resident Undergraduate Charges at California’s Public Colleges and Universities ( 1/2004 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • FS/04-2  Changes in Student Fee Levels in California’s Public Postsecondary Education Systems ( 12/2004 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • FS/04-3  Student Financial Aid in California Postsecondary Education ( 12/2004 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • FS/03-1  Resident Undergraduate Charges at California's Public Universities ( 1/2003 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • FS/02-1  Resident Undergraduate Charges at California's Public Universities ( 1/2002 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • FS/02-2  Total Cost of Attendance at California's Public Universities ( 5/2002 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • FS/01-3  Total Cost of Attendance at California's Public Universities ( 1/2001 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • FS/01-4  Resident Undergraduate Charges at California's Public Universities ( 1/2001 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • FS/00-1  Resident Undergraduate Charges at California's Public Universities ( 1/2000 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • FS/00-5  Total Cost of Attendance at California's Public Universities ( 2/2000 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • FS/98-2  Resident Undergraduate Charges at California's Public Universities. ( 4/1998 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • FS/98-4  Resident Undergraduate Charges at California's Public Universities. ( 11/1998 ) (Out of print)

  • FS/98-5  Total Cost of Attendance at California's Public Universities. ( 11/1998 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • FS/97-2  Resident Undergraduate Charges at California's Public Universities. ( 1/1997 ) (Out of print)

  • FS/97-3  Total Cost of Attendance at California's Public Universities. ( 2/1997 ) (Out of print)

  • FS/97-4  Changing Patterns in Collegiate Participation Among Recent High School Graduates to California's Public Universities. ( 4/1997 ) (Out of print)

  • FS/96-1  Resident Undergraduate Charges at California's Public Universities. ( 1/1996 )

  • FS/96-2  Total Cost of Attendance at California's Public Universities. ( 1/1996 )

  • FS/95-4  Nonresident Charges at California's Public Universities. ( 2/1995 )

  • FS/95-5  Resident Undergraduate Charges at California's Public Universities. ( 2/1995 )

  • FS/95-6  Total Cost of Attendance at California's Public Universities. ( 2/1995 )

  • FS/93-1  What does "Financial Need" Mean in Student Financial Aid? ( 7/1993 )

  • FS/93-2  Two Issues in Restructuring the State's Student Grant Programs. ( 7/1993 )

  • FS/93-3  Proposals for Restructuring the State's Student Grant Programs. ( 7/1993 )

  • FS/92-1  Nonresident Charges at California's Public Universities. ( 3/1992 ; Updated October 28, 1992) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • FS/92-2  Resident Charges at California's Public Universities. ( 3/1992 ; Updated October 28, 1992) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • FS/92-3  Total Cost of Attendance at California's Public Universities. ( 3/1992 )

  • FS/92-4  University of California Revenue per Full-Time-Equivalent Student. ( 5/1992 )

  • FS/92-5  California State University Revenue per Full-Time-Equivalent Student. ( 5/1992 )

  • FS/92-6  Community College Revenue per Full-Time-Equivalent Student. ( 5/1992 )

Higher Education Updates

  • UP/02-1  Legislative and Budget Priorities for Educational Opportunity, 2002 ( 2/2002 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

Issue Briefs

  • IB/97-1  Facing The Challenge of the Century: Will California Renew its Commitment to Keep College Opportunities Accessible, Affordable, and Effective? ( 2/1997 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

Other Publications

  • OP/07-1  The Affordability Challenge in California Higher Education: Options for Change ( 1/2007 ) Summary  |  Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • OP/06-3  Development of a New Commission Policy on Higher Education Affordability: A Set of Principles ( 3/2006 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

  • OP/03-1  Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Student Fees and Financial Aid at California's Public Colleges and Universities ( 8/2003 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

Adopted Resolutions

  • AR/04-1  Resolution of the California Postsecondary Education Commission Concerning Proposed Updates to the Tax Tables Used in the Federal Needs Analysis Methodology for Determining Federal Student Financial Aid ( 12/2004 ) Full Publication  This document in is PDF format

Council Reports

  • 1035  Student Charges ( 12/1969 ) (Published by The Coordinating Council for Higher Education) (Out of print)

  • 1019  An Evaluation of the Tuition-Free Principle in California Public Higher Education ( 5/1965 ) (Published by The Coordinating Council for Higher Education) (Out of print)

  • 1003  Budget Report to the Legislature 1963: Level of Support, Faculty Salaries, Admissions Standards, Student Fees ( 2/1963 ) (Published by The Coordinating Council for Higher Education) (Out of print)

Council Staff Reports

  • 68-5  Study of Fees for Student Services ( 3/1968 ) (Published by The Coordinating Council for Higher Education) (Out of print)

  • 67-8  Student Financial Aid - Part I: Alternative Procedures for Providing Aid ( 3/1967 ) (Published by The Coordinating Council for Higher Education) (Out of print)

  • 67-13  Financial Assistance Programs for California College and University Students ( 8/1967 ; First revision, 9/67; second revision, 10/67.) (Published by The Coordinating Council for Higher Education) (Out of print)

  • 65-4  An Evaluation of the Tuition-Free Principle in California Public Higher Education ( 3/1965 ; Published as 1019, 5/65.) (Published by The Coordinating Council for Higher Education) (Out of print)

  • 65-5  A Consideration of California Public Higher Education Nonresident Tuition Fees: A Report Based Upon Data Secured in the California Public Higher Education Cost and Statistical Analysis ( 3/1965 ) (Published by The Coordinating Council for Higher Education) (Out of print)

  • 64-13  An Evaluation of the Tuition-Free Principle in California Public Higher Education ( 12/1964 ) (Published by The Coordinating Council for Higher Education) (Out of print)

  • 63-1  1963 Budget Report to the Legislature: Level of Support, Faculty Salaries, Admissions Standards, Student Fees ( 2/1963 ; Published as 1003, 2/63.) (Published by The Coordinating Council for Higher Education) (Out of print)

  • 62-5  Report on Student Fees ( 6/1962 ) (Published by The Coordinating Council for Higher Education) (Out of print)


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