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Apr 26, 2022

St. John’s College says its audacious tuition cut is paying off

Faced with budget shortfalls, most institutions of higher learning tend to focus on raising tuition. St. John’s College, however, decided to go in a different direction.

Oct 26, 2016

Goucher College is not raising tuition next year

Amid mounting concerns about student debt, Goucher College — for the first time in its history — is not raising tuition for the upcoming school year. “We couldn’t do nothing, so this is the first step and it’s partly an experiment because we’re hoping that this will resonate with our community,” said Goucher President José […]

Apr 15, 2016

Board to vote on Maryland universities’ tuition rate hike

ADELPHI — The board of regents for the University System of Maryland is due to vote on a proposal that would see the tuition at Maryland’s public colleges rise by 2 percent for in-state students and 3 percent for out-of-state students. The Baltimore Sun reports the board is expected to approve the rate hike, which […]

Dec 17, 2015

Buying a car? A home? Fed rate hike shouldn’t matter much

WASHINGTON — For anyone considering whether to buy a home or car, the Federal Reserve’s interest rate increase Wednesday shouldn’t make much difference. The rates that most people pay for mortgages, auto loans or college tuition aren’t expected to jump anytime soon. The Fed’s benchmark interest rate has limited influence on those things. Still, the […]

Dec 14, 2015

Washington College to freeze tuition next year

CHESTERTOWN — Washington College will freeze tuition at its current rate next year. President Sheila Bair announced the freeze Monday as part of an effort to control the higher education costs and reducing the toll of student debt on families. Bair, a former Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation chairwoman and financial reform advocate, said in a […]

May 26, 2015

JHU raises undergrad tuition 3.5 percent

Tuition for undergraduate students at Johns Hopkins University’s Homewood campus will increase by 3.5 percent next year, but those students will have the benefit of an increase in financial aid. The more than 5,300 full-time undergrads studying engineering and the liberal arts on campus will see tuition increase $1,650 to $48,710 for the 2015-2016 academic […]

William Kirwan
Apr 10, 2015

Regents OK lower tuition for some non-state students

In an effort to attract new students and increase retention, three schools in the University System of Maryland will offer lower tuition rates to some out-of-state students. The system's Board of Regents unanimously approved Friday the creation of regional out-of-state tuition rates for Frostburg State University, University of Maryland Eastern Shore and USM Hagerstown. The rates will apply to stu[...]

Feb 4, 2015

No upfront tuition? Probably a pipe dream

Under the “Pay It Forward” plan, Maryland students would be able to attend college without paying any tuition upfront. But don’t get excited — the proposal is far, far away from a done deal.

Jan 25, 2015

Incoming USM chancellor to ‘fight hard’ for low tuition

When Robert L. Caret assumes his new role as chancellor of the University System of Maryland in July, he won’t be starting from square one.

Jan 16, 2015

Mid-year tuition hikes set for Maryland universities

Mid-year tuition increases are being implemented at some University System of Maryland institutions to help address cuts in state funding.

Divya Potdar
Dec 8, 2014

Groupons for J.D.s

In lean times, some law schools are slashing tuition prices to offset low enrollments.

Sep 24, 2014

The three-year bachelor’s degree?

Universities should embrace the three-year bachelor's degree, argues a Johns Hopkins University professor.

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