Colleges Tell “Super Seniors” To Go Be Unemployed Somewhere Else

Super Seniors SAN FRANCISCO — They’re called “super seniors,” and they can be found on nearly every college campus in America. These veteran undergraduates have amassed many more units — and taken many more classes — than they need to earn a degree, with college careers that can stretch well beyond the traditional four years. At California State University, the nation’s largest four-year college system, school administrators say enough is enough. They say the 23-campus system can no longer afford to let students linger so long without collecting their diplomas. After gentler efforts to prod super seniors toward graduation, Cal State officials want to start charging hefty fees that could almost triple the cost for students who have completed five years of full-time undergraduate work. (read more at Portland Press Herald)

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