Decrease in government funds leads to small increases in community college tuition
A tuition freeze at Maryland’s public universities in the past four years has been a key talking point for Gov. Martin O’Malley in this year’s campaign — though the tuition cap started under Gov. Bob Ehrlich’s last budget.
Maryland’s community colleges, attended by half the undergraduates in Maryland, have not been able to match their four-year counterparts with a total freeze during the economic downturn, due to drops in state and local funding.Read More