Cooper Union Plans to Charge Graduate Students Tuition, Ending More Than a Century of Free Education

Well, here’s some depressing news to offset this beautiful Tuesday afternoon in New York.

Cooper Union announced today that it will begin charging graduate students tuition in September, 2013, to help close operating deficits in coming years, The New York Times reports. Though the exact tuition figures have not yet been released, it marks the first time since 1902 that any students at the school, which was founded in 1859, will be required to pay.  Read More

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