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Continued tuition freeze marks fifth consecutive year in which university rates remained constant
Greenwood Village, CO (Thursday, May 26)-For the fifth consecutive year, Colorado State University Global (CSU Global) tuition will remain unchanged at a maximum of $350 per credit hour for undergraduate, and $500 per credit hour for graduate students. The university will also continue its no-fee structure, and lack of out-of-state tuition rate differentials.
According to The College Board’s Annual Survey of Colleges, between 2005-06 and 2015-16, published in-state tuition and fees at public four-year institutions increased at an average rate of 3.4% per year beyond inflation. At a time when a college education is becoming increasingly out of reach for many, CSU Global’s tuition and no-fee structure remains unchanged.
“It is our mission to provide high quality, career-relevant, personalized, and affordable education for our adult students. As a state, nonprofit university, we are pleased to be able to increase the accessibility and sustainability of higher education by maintaining a low-cost structure that facilitates our students’ success,” said Dr. Becky Takeda-Tinker, CSU Global president.
Annual tuition at the 100% online CSU Global for a full time student is estimated at $8,400 according to an average 24-credit college year. In contrast, according to The College Board, the national average annual tuition in 2015-16 was $9,410 for state residents at public colleges, and $23,893 for out-of-state residents attending public universities. Unlike other universities, tuition at CSU Global is paid on a per-course basis, and students also enjoy a tuition guarantee, freezing rates for the duration of their degree program.
About Colorado State University Global
Colorado State University Global (CSU Global) offers career relevant bachelor’s and master’s degree programs for working adults and nontraditional learners. As the first and only 100% online, fully accredited public university in the United States, CSU Global is focused on student success as its number one priority. Embracing the land grant heritage as part of the Colorado State University System, CSU Global sets the standard for quality and innovation in higher education through its expert faculty who are recognized as industry leaders and trained in working with adults in an online learning environment. CSU Global offers a streamlined enrollment process with accelerated eight week courses that start every four weeks. Visit CSUGlobal.edu or call 1-800-920-6723 for more information.