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To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require certain institutions of higher education to provide notice of tuition levels for students.

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5/16/2013--Introduced. Truth in Tuition Act of 2013 - Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require institutions of higher education (IHEs) to provide each student admitted to an undergraduate or graduate program: (1) a multi-year tuition and fe...[more]

Sponsor

  • Rep. Matt Cartwright [D, PA-17]

Cosponsors (58)

  • Rep. Robert A. Brady [D, PA-1]
  • Rep. Tony Cárdenas [D, CA-29]
  • Rep. John C. Carney Jr. [D, DE-0]
  • Rep. André Carson [D, IN-7]
  • Rep. Bill Cassidy [R, LA-6]
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Sponsor: Rep Matt Cartwright (D-PA)

Summary: 

  • Would require IHEs to provide each student admitted to an undergraduate or graduate program: (1) a multi-year tuition and fee schedule; or (2) a single-year tuition and fee schedule, and a nonbinding, multi-year estimate of net costs after all financial aid is awarded.
  • Would require IHEs that choose the second option to include with each multi-year estimate the average deviation, in percentage terms, between previous year estimates and actual net costs for their students.
 
Talking Points:
 
  • Tuition and fee schedule disclosure
 

Status:

5/16/13 – Introduced and referred to the Ed and Workforce Cmte.

7/8/13 – Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.

Rep Matt Cartwright (D-PA)

Would require IHEs to provide each student admitted to an undergraduate or graduate program: (1) a multi-year tuition and fee schedule; or (2) a single-year tuition and fee schedule, and a nonbinding, multi-year estimate of net costs after all financial aid is awarded.

Would require IHEs that choose the second option to include with each multi-year estimate the average deviation, in percentage terms, between previous year estimates and actual net costs for their students.