A couple of Texas colleges are now offering bachelor’s degrees for no more than $15,000.
In 2011, the Texas governor, Rick Perry, gave a challenge to Texas universities and schools to create inexpensive options to ever-more-costly degree programs, and that included a bachelor’s degree that would cost less than $10,000 in tuition for the entire four years. The majority of schools said that it couldn’t be achieved.
They could be right, but luckily two universities accepted the challenge, and that means Texans will have a chance to see whether it’s even possible for a student to get a reputable, useful degree without taking on lifelong loan burdens. [Read more...]