The Texas State University System has announced that it is developing a bachelor’s degree that costs only $10,000, the Texas Tribune reports.
This puts the system in the company of others taking Gov. Rick Perry up on his challenge for more affordable higher education.
Others developing a similar degree include Texas A&M University San Antonio Texas A&M University San AntonioLatest from The Business JournalsTexas State University System developing K degreeTexas A&M-San Antonio offers incentive program to attract vetsTexas A&M-San Antonio forms graduate education partnership with area superintendentsFollow this company and the University of Texas-Permian Basin.
“The $10,000 degree is an innovation that combines quality with affordability,” said Dr. Thomas Lindsay, director of the Center for Higher Education at the Texas Public Policy Foundation Texas Public Policy FoundationLatest from The Business JournalsTexas State University System developing K degreeFoundation shuffles sites on Congress Ave.CSAT sues city of Austin over short-term lendingFollow this company . “It’s a recognition of economic realities, and we are encouraged to see more universities adapting to meet the needs of students, parents and taxpayers.”