A year after reducing tuition/fees 12.5 percent, Cabrini College freezes for 2013-14

Nov 26, 2012, 11:59 ET from Cabrini College

RADNOR, Pa., Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One year after Cabrini College announced a 12.5 percent reduction in tuition and fees, the College announced it will freeze tuition and fees for the 2013-14 academic year.

Tuition and fees will remain at the current level of $29,000 through May 2014. Last year, the College pledged to keep tuition and fees below $30,000 through May 2015.  

"This affordability plan, which Cabrini first announced in November 2011, is very much in keeping with the College's mission of providing an Education of the Heart," said President Marie Angelella George, Ph.D. "Cabrini College has heard the concerns of students and families about rising tuition costs, and we are doing what we can to ensure that a Cabrini education remains affordable, especially for the middle-class families the College traditionally has served."

On average, full-time undergraduate students at Cabrini are paying $3,197 less in tuition and fees in the 2012-13 academic year than they did last year.  

"This plan for affordability helps students and their families plan for college costs," said President George. "Students will continue to experience the same extraordinary programs and faculty for which Cabrini is known."

  • On Nov. 10, 2011, Cabrini College announced it would reduce tuition and fees by 12.5 percent for the 2012-13 academic year, and pledged to keep tuition and fees under $30,000 through May 2015
  • The College maintained merit scholarship awards at current levels for returning students
  • On Nov. 16, 2012, Cabrini announced it would freeze tuition and fees at the current price of $29,000 for the 2013-14 academic year

Students and families may use the Cabrini College net-price calculator at www.cabrini.edu/cost to estimate the actual cost to attend Cabrini College. 

About Cabrini College
Students do extraordinary things at Cabrini College, a residential Catholic college welcoming learners of all faiths, cultures and backgrounds. Founded in 1957 by the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the College provides a transformational "education of the heart," focusing on academic excellence, leadership development and a commitment to social justice. Cabrini offers 1,400 full-time undergraduate students more than 30 majors, pre-professional programs, concentrations and minors. Nearly 1,400 students are in graduate studies programs at the main campus in Radnor, Pa., and at 12 off-site locations. The College's serene 112-acre campus is located 30 minutes from Philadelphia.

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