Tag: College Pricing

Pa.’s state university system eyes changes to tuition plans | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pa.’s state university system eyes changes to tuition plans | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Several state-owned universities want to modify how they price tuition next year, including Indiana University of Pennsylvania, which seeks to bill out-of-state students per-credit, rather than by flat rate, and reduce charges at branch campuses. A State System of Higher Education board of governors committee discussed the proposals Monday. It then agreed to forward most […]

Canisius College changes opaque pricing policy, slashes tuition to $27,000 | The Buffalo News

Canisius College changes opaque pricing policy, slashes tuition to $27,000 | The Buffalo News

Canisius joins more than 30 private colleges and universities across the country that have rolled back tuition rates over the past 20 years, and eight other colleges that last month announced they will do tuition resets next year, said Lucie Lapovsky, an economist who studies higher education finance. Canisius closely studied a tuition reset by […]

With lower tuition, Iowa residents flooding University of South Dakota | Sioux City Journal

With lower tuition, Iowa residents flooding University of South Dakota | Sioux City Journal

So a host of freshmen and sophomore students from Iowa are paying in-state tuition and fees this year, while some upperclassmen Iowans who started at USD before 2016 are paying the non-resident price of $12,019.There are some oddities for Iowa students on campus, since officials when beginning the lower tuition option in 2016 didn’t apply […]

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 […]