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Higher Education Review Degree Program Costs And Outcomes

Concerning the review of degree programs offered by state institutions of higher education, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2018 Regular Session
Higher Education
Bill Summary

Annual return on investment report - undergraduate degree and certificate programs - state institutions of higher education - appropriation. The act requires the department of higher education (department) to prepare an annual return on investment report of undergraduate degree programs and certificate programs offered at each state institution of higher education.

The act specifies the information and analysis that must be included in the return on investment report, which includes, in part, the average student loan debt for students in the undergraduate degree program or certificate program and the average time to completion for students in the degree program or certificate program. The department shall submit the annual return on investment report to the education committees of the general assembly and shall post the report on the department's website.

For the 2018-19 state fiscal year, the act appropriates $74,153 of general fund to the department for administration expenses relating to the Colorado commission on higher education.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

Pursuant to HJR20-1007, the Second Regular Session of the 72nd General Assembly is Temporarily Adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2020. 

COVID-19 Resources

Temporary Guidelines for Review and Comment Meetings

The legislature will meet in limited session on Monday, March 30th. The Capitol will be open for the duration of the session for those with essential business related to the session. The building will not be available for public tours. People without essential business are encouraged to access the session through the General Assembly website and Colorado Channel.  Anybody with essential business related to the session will be required to practice appropriate social distancing measures.