Latest Posts in Tuition

  • Quitting Student Council Could Net $5,000 –

    Every high school student won’t excel in each sport, club or organization he or she participates in. That’s the reality. And, as is often the case, many of these students will not qualify for the academic or merit-based scholarships available to their counterparts who fare better in school. The people […]

  • What’s up with Financial Aid for 2013?

    Numerous questions have arisen over the effectiveness of the current financial aid system. The goal of the system is to increase the number of students who can afford and attend college and complete with a manageable amount of debt. In a paper released January 7 by the Institute for Higher […]

  • Study: Economic Impact of College –

    Online degree programs are making a college education increasingly accessible, and college enrollments are on the rise, but higher education continues to face the widening gap between increasing costs, and declining funding. A recent joint study from the Department of Treasury and Department of Education examined the economic impact of […]

  • Board Members Think College is Too Pricey –

    The cost of attending college has proven to be an issue for parents and students alike. Although some schools’ efforts to implement tuition freezes and lower tuition might help ease the financial strain, the reality is many people simply are unable to afford a higher education. A recent report by […]

  • William Peace U Implements Tuition Freeze –

    William Peace University (WPU), a private, four-year college based in Raleigh, N.C., has announced a tuition freeze for the 2013-2014 academic year. Effective fall 2013, tuition will be locked in at $23,700 for 2013-2014, which is the same cost as the 2012-2013 academic year. According to a press release from […]

  • Harrison Lowers Tuition on 9 Programs –

    Indiana-based Harrison College has announced it will be cutting tuition on some of its degree programs by 10%. The Tuition Reduction Program, which will go into effect beginning with the school’s winter term in January 2013, applies to nine programs, including the Bachelor Science in Business Management. Additionally, with Harrison’s […]

  • Student Borrowing Recently Slowed –

    The amount of aid a student receives directly affects the cost of his or her higher education and is especially important considering tuition costs are still on the rise, though not as much as in previous years. A recent report by the College Board titled Trends in Student Aid 2012 […]

  • Smaller Tuition Increase in Public Colleges –

    While the increase in published tuition for public, four-year colleges and universities for 2012-2013 is smaller than it has been in recent years, the net price full-time students are paying increased significantly in 2012-2013 for the second consecutive year, according to findings from a report released today by The College […]

  • Student Borrowers Lack Financial Aid Info –

    A significant amount of student borrowers lack adequate information about financial aid and student loan options, reveals a new report by NERA Economic Consulting and Young Invincible, a youth advocacy organization. The report, titled Lost Without A Map: A Survey About Students’ Experiences Navigating the Financial Aid Process, includes survey […]

  • U of Pheonix Implements Tuition Freeze –

    Student loan debt remains an important issue, and in an effort to address the problem, University of Phoenix recently announced a tuition freeze for all new and currently enrolled students. The tuition freeze means that students enrolled in degree programs from Oct. 15, 2012 through June 30, 2013 will keep […]