23 septembre 2018

Privates Matching Public Prices

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Tying tuition to public universities' prices can be a lower-risk way for private universities to compete on price. The strategy is gaining attention this year, but it turns out it has a track record. More...

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Cumberlands Slashing Tuition by 57%

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. The University of the Cumberlands in southeastern Kentucky plans to cut tuition by 57 percent for all on-campus undergraduates next year, it announced Tuesday. More...

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21 septembre 2018

States Put The Brakes On Prepaid Tuition

States Put The Brakes On Prepaid Tuition Plans
You may recall my somewhat less than warm reception to pre-paid tuition plans several weeks ago. It turns out that I was not the only one to have misgivings and several states have now called a halt to the program before it turns into a nightmare. More...

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12 septembre 2018

Web Group Opposes ISO Fee Plan

Web Group Opposes ISO Fee Plan
From time to time I question the wisdom of sending important standards to standards bodies. Sending learning object metadata to IEEE or Dublin Core to ISO seems, to me, to involve a certain degree of risk. People look at me a bit funny - after all, these are standards bodies. Yes, but they're also corporate entities. More...

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11 septembre 2018

Stopping the Clock on College Tuition

Stopping the Clock on College Tuition
I could be wrong, but from where I sit it's a pretty safe bet that this plan is going to crash and burn, costing untold numbers of students their pre-paid tuition. The idea is that you pay for tuition now at today's rates, and receive your education later. More...

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26 août 2018

Mind the cap? Postgraduate coursework degrees and tuition fees in Australia (AUR 60 02)

There has been substantial growth in postgraduate coursework study in Australia since moves towards deregulation began in the early 1990s. This growth in postgraduate coursework education has brought benefits for both institutions and individuals. However, in a deregulated fee environment these benefits now risk being outweighed by the mounting costs of education for those who wish to improve their qualifications. More...

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25 août 2018

Metropolitan Community College overcharged some students. But it’s not telling them

University Business Magazine logoIf you recently enrolled at any of the Metropolitan Community College campuses in the Kansas City area, you might want to take a good look at your tuition bill. More...

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La. college students start new year with fee hikes

University Business Magazine logoWhen thousands of Louisiana college students return to classes this week, many of them face another round of boosted costs, as the price tag for getting a degree creeps ever higher. More...

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Small colleges are struggling financially, and they can’t raise tuition high enough to fix it

University Business Magazine logoFinancial conditions are deteriorating at many of New England’s quintessential small private colleges, with tuition revenue failing to keep up with expenses at more than half of the schools, a Globe review shows. More...

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24 août 2018

Small colleges are struggling financially, and they can’t raise tuition high enough to fix it

University Business Magazine logoFinancial conditions are deteriorating at many of New England’s quintessential small private colleges, with tuition revenue failing to keep up with expenses at more than half of the schools, a Globe review shows. More...

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