tuition http://ripr.org en Roger Williams University Touts Success of Tuition Freeze http://ripr.org/post/roger-williams-university-touts-success-tuition-freeze <p>Roger Williams University is reporting success with a new marketing tool. The tuition guarantee program takes the guesswork out of going to college.</p><p>Roger Williams University now offers all students a tuition guarantee. It’s an assurance that tuition will remain the same for all four years of an undergraduate’s education, provided the student stays enrolled continuously. University president Donald Farish said it’s not only increased the quality and size of their freshman class, but has boosted the freshman to sophomore retention rate from 78 to 84 percent.</p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 12:51:36 +0000 Flo Jonic 21718 at http://ripr.org Roger Williams University Touts Success of Tuition Freeze Roger Williams Holds the Line on Tuition http://ripr.org/post/roger-williams-holds-line-tuition <p>Roger Williams University is freezing tuition rates for a third year in a row. RIPR&#39;s Flo Jonic spoke with Roger Williams President Donald Farish about the decision. Here&#39;s her report:</p><h1 itemprop="name">Roger Williams University Holding Onto Tuition Freeze</h1><div class="meta">&nbsp;</div><p>Roger Williams University said it&rsquo;s holding the line on tuition costs.&nbsp; Tuition will remain just below 30-thousand dollars for the third year in a row.</p><p>And University president Donald Farish said he will keep it frozen as long as possible.</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 12:49:35 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 21612 at http://ripr.org Roger Williams University Holding on to Tuition Freeze http://ripr.org/post/roger-williams-university-holding-tuition-freeze <p>Roger Williams University said it’s holding the line on tuition costs.&nbsp; Tuition will remain just below 30-thousand dollars for the third year in a row.</p><p></p><p>And University president Donald Farish said he will keep it frozen as long as possible.</p><p>"Our goal is to make Roger Williams education a&nbsp; little more affordable every year to a few more people by not increasing our tuition," said Farish.</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 12:22:41 +0000 Flo Jonic 21609 at http://ripr.org Roger Williams University Holding on to Tuition Freeze Friday, February 15, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/friday-february-15-2013 <p>The RI EDC needs to find a new leader.&nbsp; Brown University raises its tuition.&nbsp;&nbsp; These stories and more on the RIPR Morning News Podcast.</p><p> Do you have insight or expertise on this topic? Please email us, we'd like to hear from you.&nbsp; <a href="mailto:news@ripr.org?subject=Comment%20on%20Podcast%2015feb2013">news@ripr.org</a></p> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 14:39:20 +0000 Lydia Rogers 10413 at http://ripr.org Brown hikes tuition by 4 percent http://ripr.org/post/brown-hikes-tuition-4-percent <p>Brown University will <a href="http://news.brown.edu/pressreleases/2013/02/corporation" target="_blank">increase tuition</a> and fees by four percent for the upcoming school year, for a grand total of $57,232.</p><p>The university plans to offset the cost hike with a 5.6 percent increase in financial aid, the fastest growing part of its budget.</p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 16:08:46 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 10344 at http://ripr.org Brown hikes tuition by 4 percent ACLU sends second warning on Barrington tuition plan http://ripr.org/post/aclu-sends-second-warning-barrington-tuition-plan <p>The Rhode Island chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has sent another letter to Barrington school officials, warning them that a selective admissions program may violate the law.</p><p>Barrington has announced plans to admit up to 10 students from other towns. Under the proposal, those students would pay $13,000 a year to attend the highly ranked school district.</p> Thu, 24 May 2012 18:39:18 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 8413 at http://ripr.org