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Due to state budget cuts, tuition has risen to $6,200 for the program-Hstill not much compared with the $30,000 or so that some private colleges charge for such certificate programs, but enough that the school is now exploring adding federal loan programs to its financing options, which already include Pell Grants. [...] Connecticut transportation officials leveraged the future supply of mechanics from the school to attract Brazil's Embraer, one of the world's largest aircraft manufacturers, and Bombardier, maker of Learjets, to locate repair facilities at nearby Bradley International Airport.
In the Air Anonymous The New England Journal of Higher Education; Winter 2010; 24, 3; Docstoc pg. 6 Reproduced with permission of the copyright owne
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