Report: Michigan earns F-grade for support of public higher education

Michigan’s support for public higher education earned an F-grade in a new report, with the state receiving criticism for providing little grant aid to cash-strapped students and spending less per-student than the national average.

The report, by the advocacy group Young Invincibles, also gave Michigan poor marks for having the sixth highest average tuition and fees in the nation, at nearly $12,000 for an in-state student attending a public university.  Read More