Turner bill to improve transparency of higher education tuition and fees becomes law

July 31, 2019 | InsiderNJ.com

Legislation sponsored by Senator Shirley K. Turner requiring institutions of higher education as well as proprietary degree-granting institutions to improve transparency of tuition and fees was signed into law today.

“Given the rising cost of a degree and the mounting student debt crisis, it is crucial students understand the costs they will incur and the likelihood they will be able to repay their student loans,” said Senator Turner (D-Hunterdon/Mercer). “Providing students with a comprehensive breakdown prior to choosing where to attend school will allow them to make a more informed decision that takes into account their long term financial health.”

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