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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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More campuses freeze or cut tuition as backlash continues
October 5, 2012
As public anger over college costs continue, and legislators in some states get to work on their budgets, more colleges and universities are promising to freeze or cut tuition—in many cases, on the condition that they receive more taxpayer funding. The latest schools and systems to dangle promises of lower charges follow a wave of campuses that have already announced them. Concordia University, a private institution in St. Paul, Minnesota, said it would reduce its undergraduate tuition by one third beginning next fall.