Post Tagged with: "tuition"

Administrators Dispute College Scorecard’s Ranking on GU Financial Aid

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[Read More…]

by March 5, 2013 0 comments News

Tracing Lab Fee Funds

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[Read More…]

by March 1, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Part Time Pays Off

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[Read More…]

by October 23, 2012 0 comments Editorial, Opinion

National College Tuition Costs Sees Slow Growth

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[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
Tuition Set to Rise 3.5 Percent

Tuition Set to Rise 3.5 Percent

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[Read More…]

by February 14, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Obama to Link Aid, Tuition

President Obama’s recently announced plan to tie federal aid programs to tuition hikes in order to offset rising costs of college garnered approval from university administrators. “I’m telling Congress we should steer federal campus-based aid to those colleges that keep tuition affordable, provide good value and serve their students well,”[Read More…]

by February 10, 2012 0 comments City News, News

Jackson: University Asks for a Little Too Much

Walking from class last week, I couldn’t help but notice the new additions to Red Square and the front lawns. “Today, your tuition runs out,” “Did you know that 70 percent of alumni donations are under $100?” and “Did you know that 55 percent of Georgetown students receive financial aid?”[Read More…]

by March 11, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Sewanee Only College to Lower Tuition

Bucking national university trends, a liberal arts college in Tennessee announced its plans to lower tuition by 10 percent this fall on Feb. 16. Lowering tuition will enable Sewanee College to compete with other public institutions’ rates as well as compete with private institutions’ tuitions that are likely to be[Read More…]

by February 25, 2011 0 comments City News, News

Tuition to Rise 2.9 Percent in Upcoming Year

Georgetown’s tuition will spike by 2.9 percent next year, the university announced in a press release Friday, after the Board of Directors approved the increase. The increase – which raises tuition from $39,768 to $40,920 for the 2011-12 academic year – nearly matches last year’s 3 percent tuition hike. Georgetown’s[Read More…]

by February 11, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
New Campuses, Same Old Tuition

New Campuses, Same Old Tuition

The Office of International Programs often touts the consistency in tuition across its study abroad programs. No matter where in the world you go with a Georgetown program, you can be sure that your tuition will remain the same. But what the Office of International Programs fails to mention is[Read More…]

by February 8, 2011 0 comments Opinion