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Washington state took another step toward starting a traditional 529 college savings plan on Thursday, as people continue to ask for refunds from the state's prepaid tuition program, which will remain frozen for now.

The new plan would be run by the state, not…

"While research shows a correlation between degree attainment and higher incomes for individuals who earn a college degree, the economy, job markets and individual life circumstances are subject to change beyond students' control. So borrow mindfully, keep track of cumulative…

“As a student at Western,” says Deborah Dull, ’07, “I applied for every scholarship under the sun to support my way through college. I was definitely passionate about giving back as soon as I could, so when I landed at Microsoft for my first job in supply chain management…

It may be a surprise to many families, that the cost of college is not unlike the price of airline tickets. Prices vary. But how can your family find the best deal when looking at the total cost of college?

Here are a few tips.

Changes to student tuition costs are coming next year, due to a new university budget and state-mandated tuition reductions.

The Board of Trustees voted Monday, July 20, to approve a five percent reduction for the 2015-2016 school year for resident undergrads. For out-of-state and MBA…

The Western Washington University Board of Trustees today approved Western’s 2015-16 state-funded operating budget, which includes a five percent tuition reduction for resident undergraduate students during the upcoming academic year.

“This tuition reduction is certainly…

Whatcom County won some and lost some during the longest-ever year for the Washington state Legislature.

With Democrats in charge of the House and governor’s office, and Republicans controlling the Senate, the three Democrats and three Republicans who represent the county agreed the…

A state committee that oversees Washington’s prepaid college tuition plan is considering refunding some, or even all, of the money parents and relatives poured into the plan in recent years.

Under one proposal, everyone who purchased Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) units over the last…

Triple overtime session where lawmakers raised the gas tax to pay for transportation projects across the state, cut college tuition and put more money toward the state's education system.
Lawmakers went home Friday afternoon after the House passed its last remaining bills.…

Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard sent the following message to WWU faculty and staff this morning regarding the 2015-17 operating budget:

Colleagues:

Western’s proposed 2015-17 Operating Budget is now ready for…

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