Hodgepodge Transfer Policies Costly

More than half of all college students in Texas are enrolled at community colleges, but the transfer rate to four-year universities is a dismal 28 percent.

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Panel Wants Limit On Florida 2-Plus-2 Tuition

Gov. Rick Scott's higher education task force on Monday tentatively agreed to recommend holding the line on tuition for certain "two-plus-two" students who start at community colleges and then complete their degrees at universities.

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Schools Find New Ways To Welcome Community College Transfers

New efforts are meant to ease 'transfer shock' for a student population that helps public and private universities' bottom lines.

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OSU-Cascades Will Fill Hole In Ore. Education

The state is closing the giant hole in the middle of its public university system — Central Oregon.

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Transfer Talk

Recognizing that IT students at two-year Lake Land College (Ill.) had no nearby transfer option, officials partnered with Eastern Illinois University to allow for transfer of credits toward a four-year degree in Management Information Systems.

State, UW To Launch Dual-Enrollment Program For High-Schoolers

Starting in fall 2013, more high school students will earn high school and University of Wisconsin credit at the same time as part of a statewide initiative to provide earlier access to college classes and reduce the cost of a college degree.

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Pathways To 4-Year Schools Few For Community College Students

The state's colleges and universities have not taken all the steps mandated by the Tennessee legislature to make it easier for students to attend lower-cost community colleges and then transfer the credits to the universities, a new performance audit says.

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