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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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For-profit Colleges Safeguarded, While Other Universities Taking Cut for TOPS Shortfall

Baton Rouge, La., Advocate


March 1, 2016


Every college and university, from LSU and Southern University to Delgado Community College and Tulane University, will take a hit this year as a result of the shortfall in funds budgeted for TOPS scholarships. That means these schools will scramble to cover the cost of the last 20 percent of what they expected to be reimbursed for TOPS, which for a large school like LSU means a midyear cut of $10 million. But here’s the real salt in the wound: Private, for-profit colleges with TOPS students will be safeguarded by the state.


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