- Following Urbana University's announcement that tuition would be frozen for the 2013-2014 academic year, similar freezes have been announced by other private schools including Mount Holyoke College, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, and Wilson College.
- Mount Holyoke says that it will be looking for areas where it can operate more efficiently as opposed to making cuts to facilitate the freeze, while St. Mary-of-the-Woods says students will pay the same tuition rates for all four years at the school and Wilson College has offered the same tuition rate for three years running.
- This is the second consecutive year that the three schools mentioned have frozen tuition, and Wilson College is additionally designated as one of U.S. News' Best Discount Schools for its significant tuition discounts (an average of 47%).
From the article:
Students at several schools can breathe a sigh of relief: For a second consecutive year, their tuition won't be rising. Following an announcement from Ohio's Urbana University to freeze tuition again for the 2013-2014 year, at least three other private schools have announced similar consecutive-year freezes. One of the most recent announcements comes from Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Mass. The all-girls, private college will keep tuition at $41,456, the rate it charged for both the current and previous school years. ...