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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
Let’s End the Insanity in College Pricing
January 15, 2016
Lucie Lapovsky, higher education consultant and former president of Mercy College (NY) and former CFO of Goucher College (MD), writes: Parents and students often rely on published prices when considering the cost of school. As a result, they are largely unaware that a college education at a top school may be available to them at a heavily discounted price. A study by Sallie Mae showed that 63% of parents will reject a school based solely on the published price, without learning a single other fact about it.