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The cost of a college education in Kentucky continues to inch upward. Meeting in Bowling Green today, the Council on Postsecondary Education approved tuition ceilings for the state’s public colleges and universities.

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Budget talks this week in Frankfort have focused quite a bit on funding for the state’s colleges and universities, and the impact on tuition rates.  

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The Kentucky House of Representatives has approved a bill that would give free community college tuition to all of Kentucky's high school graduates. 

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Democrats in the Kentucky House are backing a new proposed program to ensure free tuition for up to six semesters at the state’s community and technical colleges. The Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship Program was formally unveiled Wednesday in the House chamber. 

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A proposal to freeze tuition at Kentucky Universities for four years failed to earn a motion in the Senate Education Committee Thursday. The bill’s sponsor says it may be a matter for a future legislative session.

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Kentucky state universities have endured regular budget cuts for years, and they’ve offset the losses in part with tuition increases. A Republican state senator wants to stop the latter.

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More than 700 Kentucky Guard members denied tuition assistance due to an unforeseen funding shortfall will see their tuition fronted by the state.

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin says Kentucky university and community college presidents have agreed to admit National Guard members until the state can reimburse schools for tuition.

In their last quarterly meeting of 2015, the Murray State University Board of Regents heard details of proposed changes to the University's tuition model.  

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First-time students at Murray State University may start paying per credit hour next fall.

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Classes begin at Murray State University Tuesday and the pre-enrollment period is still underway, with a push of students in the last week before classes begin. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte takes a look at the numbers with MSU Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management Fred Dietz, why final enrollment numbers don't come in until October and how changing admission standards will impact retention.