Urbana University Freezes Tuition, Room and Board for 2012-13
UPDATE- Tuition Freeze for Graduate Students
URBANA, Ohio (January 30, 2012) – The Urbana University Board of Trustees and Administration are pleased to announce that the tuition, room and board charges for the 2012-2013 academic year will not increase for undergraduate students. “These times demand that we do all we can to help students and their families. Urbana University remains committed to providing a quality education at an affordable price,” said Dr. Stephen Jones, president of Urbana University. Dr. Steve Polsley, chair of the Board of Trustees, added, “In a time when our prospective and returning students are struggling to afford their education, we remain committed to holding down the cost of tuition. We are dedicated to the success of our students and that requires that we make their education affordable.”
Tuition increases for 2011-2012 averaged 4.6 percent at private institutions nationwide and similar increases are expected for 2012-2013. Urbana University’s commitment to making an excellent private education more affordable extends beyond the 2012 – 2013 tuition, room and board freeze. During Winter and May Intercessions, the University offers accelerated online courses at significant discounts. Undergraduate students can also earn credit at greatly reduced rates by enrolling in summer term courses.
Founded in 1850, Urbana University is an independent liberal arts institution that emphasizes student learning through individual attention, excellence in instruction, career-oriented programs, and critical reflection on moral and ethical values. Accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and authorized by the Ohio Board of Regents, Urbana University offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than forty programs of study. For more information about Urbana University, visit us on the web at www.urbana.edu.