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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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Swift Changes to Aid Sites

Inside Higher Ed


February 14, 2014


Dozens of colleges and universities have changed the wording of their financial aid web pages since a Democratic Congressman last week accused more than 100 institutions of misleading students about the requirements for obtaining federal grants and loans.  Representative Elijah E. Cummings of Maryland, the senior Democrat on the House Oversight Committee, said last week that his office had identified 111 cases of colleges either requiring students to submit fee-based forms for federal student aid or insinuating that such forms were needed to access that aid.


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