Smaller US colleges try big fee cuts to tempt students back

From Times Higher Education: “Many of the most attention-grabbing cuts so far appeared to be at smaller colleges with religious affiliations, reflecting long-term struggles at some of these campuses. Houghton College, a private Christian liberal arts college in New York, has slashed its sticker price to $15,900 (£11,500) for this autumn, down 53 per cent. Other institutions offering significant savings include Gordon College, down 33 per cent; Hendrix College, 32 per cent; and Seattle Pacific University and Fairleigh Dickinson University, each cutting 25 per cent.”

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