News about Iowa's Private Colleges

  • House and Senate Agree On Student Aid Increase
    House and Senate Agree On Student Aid Increase
    The Iowa House of Representatives April 15 approved a $1.4 million increase in a key financial aid program for students at Iowa private, non-profit colleges and universities.  On a 53-45 vote, the House approved Senate File 2347, the annual Education Appropriations bill, which included the...
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  • Iowa Senate Approves Financial Aid Funding Increase
    Iowa Senate Approves Financial Aid Funding Increase
    Iowa students attending Iowa private, non-profit colleges and universities this fall are a step closer to increased financial aid following action by the Iowa Senate April 7. By a 27-22 vote, the Iowa Senate approved an increase of $1.4 million in the Iowa Tuition Grant (ITG) program....
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  • Council Bluffs and Cedar Rapids Counselors Win IAICU iPad Minis
    Council Bluffs and Cedar Rapids Counselors Win IAICU iPad Minis
    A high school guidance counselor and an elementary school counselor are the winners of  iPad Mini tablet computers courtesy of the Iowa Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (IAICU).  Sharon Crawford, counselor at Abraham Lincoln High School in Council Bluffs, and Bryan Clark, counselor at...
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  • Tuition Grants Bumped Up 4% For Upcoming School Year
    Tuition Grants Bumped Up 4% For Upcoming School Year
    An important state grant designed to help Iowa families pay for college tuition has been increased by 4% for the upcoming school year.  As a result of action by the Iowa Legislature and Governor Terry Branstad, the Iowa Tuition Grant program will increase annual grants...
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