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Busting the Myths about Private Colleges


NAICU debunks the major myths surrounding private nonprofit colleges and universities. Visit 9myths.org to get the facts!

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Private Colleges Focus on Affordability


New campus affordability measures are helping to keep students' and families' out-of-pocket costs as low as possible. Tuition cuts and freezes, three-year degree programs, and more. Complete list



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Alvernia President says College Scorecard strikes out

News Release - Presidential Opinion


April 23, 2013


Thomas F. Flynn, president, Alvernia University writes: The White House's Scorecard actually has the potential to do more harm than good. Because it ignores educational quality, it paints a misleading picture of the college selection process. Especially for those unfamiliar with college, such as many low-income students, it creates the mistaken impression that gaining an education is a generic activity like buying a toothbrush. Hardly.


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