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Tuition

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Oct 24, 2022
A new report from the College Board finds tuition holding steady, with minimal increases. But given rampant inflation, experts wonder how long institutions can keep prices down.

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June 20, 2013
To try to increase enrollment during the summer -- to boost graduation rates and revenue -- some colleges are discounting tuition and offering other perks. In most cases, the strategy has shown little payoff.
May 9, 2013
A Brookings paper challenging the notion that "everyone should go to college" is itself challenged (from many sides) for overstating its case.
May 7, 2013
Discount rates at private colleges continue to grow, according to annual survey, reflecting the myriad pressures that are weakening college pricing power.
April 24, 2013
One by one, the German states have eliminated tuition fees, bucking global trends toward increased "cost sharing."
April 12, 2013
In Washington state, legislators propose a 20 percent surcharge on international student tuition. The universities worry that students will stop coming.
January 15, 2013
Union College in Kentucky typically loses half its freshman class before the second year begins, so its new president has made students a promise: If they stay, work hard, and get involved, they won't see a bill for their last semester before graduation.
January 11, 2013
Because of increased competition for students, decreased household income and skepticism about value, a third of institutions predict tuition revenue won't keep pace with inflation, Moody's survey finds.
November 27, 2012
A Missouri community college goes after nearby for-profits with TV ads that name names and compare tuition rates. Will other community colleges follow suit?
November 13, 2012
Report finds that state merit aid programs have only a small effect on whether graduates stay in-state after college.
November 9, 2012
Mount Holyoke sticks with tuition freeze for a second consecutive year, reflecting growing concern about the price of college.

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