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Busting the Myths about Private Colleges


NAICU debunks the major myths surrounding private nonprofit colleges and universities. Visit 9myths.org to get the facts!

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Private Colleges Focus on Affordability


New campus affordability measures are helping to keep students' and families' out-of-pocket costs as low as possible. Tuition cuts and freezes, three-year degree programs, and more. Complete list





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Media Rankings Don't Address Crucial Qualities of Universities

San Diego Union-Tribune – Presidential Opinion


November 14, 2016


Kim A. Wilcox, chancellor of University of California Riverside, writes: In the next several weeks, millions of high school seniors will apply to colleges and universities across the nation. If you are one of them — and if you come from a low-income family or are a minority student — I urge you not to look at higher education rankings systems that emphasize reputation, acceptance rates and alumni giving.  Instead, keep your eye on rankings that rely upon a different set of numbers: Namely, graduation and retention rates. That’s because the current trends in enrolling and graduating low-income and minority students threaten social justice in higher education.


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