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Declines in Colleges’ Net-Tuition Revenue Deepen, Survey Finds

The nation’s feeble economic recovery is contributing to an increasingly bleak economic forecast for its colleges, according to a new report.

The results of an annual tuition survey released on Friday by Moody’s Investors Service, a bond-rating company, offered grim news. Of the 114 respondents among four-year public universities, 28 percent said they expected declines in net tuition for the 2013 and 2014 fiscal years, and 44 percent reported that their net-tuition revenue increases would not …


Declines in Tuition Revenue Leave Many Colleges Financially Squeezed

A new survey of nearly 300 colleges and universities by Moody’s Investors Service shows that about one-third expect their net tuition revenue will either decline outright this year or increase at a rate that fails to keep pace with inflation, a sign of the continued financial pressure they face.

And for all public and private colleges surveyed, the median net tuition per student is projected to grow more slowly than it did the previous year.

For public institutions, the increase is projected to …


Recessionary Pressures Bring About a ‘New Era’ in College Finances, Report Says

It isn’t news that the recession hit higher education hard, but a new report from the Delta Cost Project presents data about key shifts from 2007 to 2010 that the report says have “ushered in a new era in higher-education finance.”

The report is one of a series of annual updates released by the Delta Cost Project, an arm of the American Institutes for Research, a nonpartisan research and advocacy organization. Titled “College Spending in a Turbulent Decade,” the latest report affirms many famili…