EDU250

Timeline created by michelle.bodi
  • Arizona Community Colleges

    Arizona legislature appropriated funding for community colleges ("junior colleges") in Arizona. The Maricopa County Junior College District was established in 1962 (including Phoenix "Junior" College!) to offer a local resource to higher education and job training.
  • Higher Education Act

    Higher Education Act
    The federal government provides increased federal money for tuition (including the creation of student loans!) so that more people can afford to attend college.
  • Price of education 1972

    Price of education 1972
    Private college: $18,580 --- Public college: $9320
  • State vs. Federal funding

    State vs. Federal funding
    Per student funding at the state level was almost 140% more than that of the federal government.
  • Online Students

    Online Students
    Nationwide, 8% of students are enrolled in online learning.
  • State Appropriation

    State Appropriation
    Nationwide average per full-time student - $8,489
  • Federal Funding

    Federal Funding
    Federal funding for higher education begins to decrease.
  • Price of education 2008

    Price of education 2008
    Private $38,720 --- Public $16,460 --- Community College $2,017
  • Online learning

    Online learning
    Nationwide, 20% of students are enrolled in online learning.
  • Year of the MOOC

    New York Times declares 2012 the Year of the Massive Open Online Classes. EdX -- a global nonprofit that intends to "Increase access to high-quality education for everyone, everywhere" -- is founded and allows students to self-direct their education and take online courses from big name universities (Harvard! MIT! UC Berkley!) AT NO COST!
  • Price of education 2012

    Price of education 2012
    Private college: $42,350 ------- Public college: $19,140
  • Online Learning

    Online Learning
    Phoenix College moves to Canvas learning management system.
  • State vs. Federal Funding

    State vs. Federal Funding
    Per student funding at the state level was only 12% more than that of the federal government.
  • State Appropriation

    State Appropriation
    Nationwide average per full-time student - $7,642
  • Price of education 2020

    Price of education 2020
    Private college: $36,000 ------ Phoenix College: $2,020
  • Online Learning

    Online Learning
    Pandemic "forces" Maricopa County Community College District to offer a majority of its classes in an online format. Many universities around the nation also go to the online format, "proving" that large-scale online education systems CAN work.