A Study on Tuition and Financial Assistance Policies in the U.S. Higher Education
The U.S. higher education system is based on free market philosophy and charges high tuition fee. However, in order to fulfill the promise for every citizen in the U.S. to access and to complete his / her study at higher education institution with affordable tuition fee, the federal government, state governments, higher education institutions, and others. All together form a collaborative relationship to provide multiple approaches to establish the U.S. college tuition policy system known with its feature as “high tuition, high financial assistances.” Therefore, this study aims to understand tuition policy and its structure of financial source at higher education level in the U.S. on the one hand. On the other hand, this study is to inquire the approaches of various financial aids for helping students to pay affordable tuition in the U.S. higher education. In the end of this study, it offers suggestions for making further considerations on college tuition policy and financial aids for students in Taiwan.
|關鍵詞||助學措施、美國高等教育、學費政策、financial assistance、the U.S. higher education、tuition policy|