WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - Ashland University is cutting tuition to attract more students. }}" />

   
 
 
Ashland University Cutting Tuition 37 Percent

Story By: Greg Heindel

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 8/27/2013

Ashland University is cutting tuition to attract more students. And A-U officials hope other Ohio colleges follow suit. University President Dr. Fred Finks made the announcement Tuesday at the Statehouse in Columbus, with governmental and educational leaders such as Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor John Carey, Congressmen Bob Gibbs and Pat Tiberi, Ohio House Speaker William Batchelder, and State Representative Mark Romanchuk on hand. Finks says the tuition cut of $10,000 for undergraduate students represents a 37% reduction, and will take effect with the 2014-2015 academic year. Finks says this will not hurt Ashland University's financial standing because it should attract more students. A-U has taken other steps to attract students and increase graduation rates, by reducing the number of credit hours required to earn a degree, and offering bachelor's degrees in three years.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 The woman accused of causing an accident that killed a motorcyclist on Park Avenue West in Mansfield last July 22nd, has been indicted on nine counts. Full Story
Image1 Charges have been filed against the driver accused of causing a fatal accident Friday in Crawford County. Full Story
 
Image1 Mansfield School Board Meeting presents criteria for preschool rating system and reveal activity of Springmill Learning Center. Full Story
Image1 United Way of Richland County Director Dan Varn is making the rounds, spreading the message about the importance of this year's campaign, in person. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

United Way Director Taking Campaign Message To Contributors

Galion Community Hospital donation helps police department

Four Escape Injury In Rollover Crash

U.S. 30 Advisory Committee Discusses Reconstruction Project

More News