Tag: College Pricing

Rising tuition fees could price out college students | tes

Rising tuition fees could price out college students | tes

The report points out that delivery costs for HE in FE are often less than in university settings. But colleges which took part in the inquiry said they were looking at increasing their tuition fees. Truro and Penwith College told the commission it was “moving to a full fee rate from 2017-18”, while NCG – the […]

Cornerstone University changes pricing for more accessibility | MLive.com

Cornerstone University changes pricing for more accessibility | MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Cornerstone University officials announced a three-pronged pricing restructure plan for traditional undergraduate students, including a one-year net tuition freeze next academic year for returning students. “We are constantly looking for ways to reduce costs to our students while preserving a sustainable, high quality academic experience in an educational environment where our […]

Why education, healthcare and some other things cost ten times more than they used to and ten times more than elsewhere | NextBigFuture.com

Why education, healthcare and some other things cost ten times more than they used to and ten times more than elsewhere | NextBigFuture.com

Andrew Swift identifies the areas where people are willing to be scammed or are vulnerable. What you observe is fifty years of optimization of wealth extraction. Price outcomes depend on the contributions of hundreds of participants. Every participant optimizes his/her earnings, exerting a constant upward pressure on price. Participants become ever more expert at getting […]

Seeking Students, Public Colleges Reduce Out-of-State Prices | ABC News

Seeking Students, Public Colleges Reduce Out-of-State Prices | ABC News

Graduating high school seniors: does the University of Southern Mississippi have a deal for you! The 14,500-student school has cut annual out-of-state tuition and fees from $16,529 this year to $9,964 next fall, even as it increases the cost for Mississippi residents by 4 percent, to $7,963. The idea is to reverse a 2,000-student enrollment […]

Three ways to fix college tuition pricing | The Washington Post

Three ways to fix college tuition pricing | The Washington Post

In a Washington Post opinion column last week, Danielle Allen was right to say that the tuition number the federal government requires colleges to publish is useless. On most campuses, few students pay that sticker price because of discounts in the form of “scholarships.” But Allen’s solutions to this problem would largely fail to bring […]

Buy-one-get-one-free degrees: when higher education meets discount pricing | The Guardian

Buy-one-get-one-free degrees: when higher education meets discount pricing | The Guardian

Name: Bogof degrees. Age: Brand new. Appearance: Incredible value for money. Hello, I’m thinking about going to university. Stop right there, my fine fellow. Have I got a guaranteed, once-in-a-lifetime, money-saving, wallet-caving, brain-straining bargain for you! You sound suspicious. On the contrary, good sir. I am a representative of one of Britain’s finest seats of […]

The Burrito Index: Consumer Prices Have Soared 160% Since 2001 | Zero Hedge

The Burrito Index: Consumer Prices Have Soared 160% Since 2001 | Zero Hedge

In our household, we measure inflation with the “Burrito Index”: How much has the cost of a regular burrito at our favorite taco truck gone up? Since we keep detailed records of expenses (a necessity if you’re a self-employed free-lance writer), I can track the real-world inflation of the Burrito Index with great accuracy: the […]

Jacksonville State to increase tuition 3 percent, add fees next year | annistonstar.com

Jacksonville State to increase tuition 3 percent, add fees next year | annistonstar.com

Jacksonville State University’s overseers Monday raised average student costs by about $333 a semester starting next year. The increase includes a 3 percent rise in tuition and hundreds of dollars in new student fees. University officials cited insufficient state revenue, rising operational costs, planned building repairs, declining enrollment and needed technology upgrades as reasons for […]

College On Sale: Few Pay Full Price To Attend Private College | Forbes

College On Sale: Few Pay Full Price To Attend Private College | Forbes

More than 88% of students attending private colleges and universities receive a scholarship or grant from the institution.  According to the latest data, the average discount rate for entering freshmen at private colleges and universities is 48.6%. (NACUBO tuition discounting study) This means that, on average, students and parents only pay about half of the published […]

Australia: The higher the ranking the higher the price, study finds l The PIE News

Australia: The higher the ranking the higher the price, study finds l The PIE News

For an international student choosing an institution , other factors such as programme structure, programme quality and graduate outcomes come into play, but price is still important to consider, said Ramirez. “Like any other industry, price does reflect in the perception the customer has on the value of the product,” he said. “So, we believe […]