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FEC Report: A Return to Full Tuition

By Afshin Khan (CE ’19)

Graphic by The Pioneer. Data from “Recommended Plan to   Return to Full-Tuition Scholarships“ by the Free Education Committee, 2018.
Graphic by The Pioneer. Data from “Recommended Plan to Return to Full-Tuition Scholarships“ by the Free Education Committee, 2018.

The plan hopes to raise the average annual scholarship level of 76% to 100% by the 2029 fiscal year.

On January 15, 2018, the Free Education Committee of the Cooper Union, or FEC, released a comprehensive plan that proposed a method to return the Cooper Union to a full-tuition scholarship model by 2029. The plan estimates a much closer deadline than the previous estimate of 2039 from the January 2017 Progress Report. The plan is described as “multi-pronged,” requiring a focus on fundraising and expense management. Through small increments over the next ten years, the plan hopes to raise the average annual scholarship level of 76% to 100% by the 2029 fiscal year.

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