Georgetown University is set to charge, as its sticker price, a staggering $46,200 for the 2014-2015 school year. Its tuition increase of 4.3% outstrips the U.S. inflation rate for 2013, which averaged 1.47%. This trend of increases in tuition costs being greater than the rate of inflation has become
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Since the creation of the D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant program in 1999, the D.C. government has prioritized providing access to a wide range of higher education options to D.C. youth; however, Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) has recently raised concerns about possible conflicts between two specific tuition assistance programs for
Tuition will rise 4.34 percent next year, according to the university’s financial plan for fiscal years 2015 to 2018, published by the Division of Financial Affairs on Jan. 31 and released to the Georgetown community March 19.
The financial plan specifies ways to increase revenue and cut costs to scale
Although college tuitions continue to skyrocket nationwide, the rate at which average college fees rose this year was the lowest in 30 years, the College Board reported Oct. 23.
Georgetown, however, diverged from this trend. Tuition rose 3 percent, 3.5 percent and 4.5 percent in 2011, 2012 and 2013, respectively.
Georgetown has partnered with Say Yes to Education, a national organization that sends public high-school graduates to college for free, the program announced Monday.
The university, along with fellow new Say Yes partners Harvard University, the University of Notre Dame, Northwestern University and Duke University, will provide scholarships to students
While Georgetown officials say that President Obama’s College Scorecard system, announced in his Feb. 12 State of the Union speech, is a commendable effort to help parents and high school students make informed financial comparisons of colleges nationwide, the system fails to take into account intricacies of Georgetown’s financial aid
Tracing to which program and in whose pocket the small fortunes each undergraduate pays to attend Georgetown end up is nearly impossible. And with the cost of attendance for the 2012-2013 academic year nearing $60,000, it is easy to resent this ambiguity.
Lab fees, a supplemental cost charged to students
Many students fantasize about prolonging their years spent on the Hilltop, but the reality of some undergraduates’ finances and futures can make studying part time as a senior a more practical option. The university could do more to make part-time accommodations easily accessible to these upperclassmen.
There are two main
The rise of college tuition costs has slowed to its lowest rate in 40 years, according to a survey conducted by the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities.
The survey, the results of which were released Oct. 16, found that tuition at private institutions across the country rose by
Undergraduate tuition will rise 3.5 percent to $42,360 this coming year, according to the university’s latest financial plan.
The increase from the current rate of $40,920 per year is the largest percentage change in tuition since 2009, when tuition increased 5.5 percent. The Financial Plan 2013-2016 projects a 3.5 percent