A Guide to Getting One of Texas' $10,000 Degrees

In his State of the State address on Tuesday, Gov. Rick Perry touted the $10,000 bachelor's degrees Texas universities began offering in 2011, when he first challenged them to do it. 

“There were plenty of detractors at that time who insisted it couldn't be done,” Perry said. “However, that call inspired educators at colleges and universities across our state to step up to the plate.”

And not just in Texas. Perry said interest in $10,000 degrees is spreading nationally, picking up steam in Florida and California.

But now that they exist, how can cash-strapped Texas students ...

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