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Average vs. Total Net Tuition Revenue & Why You Have To Look At Both - Monday Musings
Focusing solely on one metric—like the discount rate or average NTR,…

Kathy Kurz Quoted in Recent Inside Higher Ed Blog Post

Kevin Kiley discusses the NACUBO discount study in his April 5, 2012 post.



Kevin Kiley covers management and finance for Inside Higher Ed. In his recent post called Discounting Heads, he writes:


Despite spending nearly 43 percent of their gross tuition revenue from first-time, full-time freshmen on institutional aid for those students, many private colleges and universities had a harder time enrolling students last year, with almost half seeing no growth or a decline in enrollment for 2011, according to survey results released today by the National Association of College and University Business Officers...

...Discount rates have been climbing steadily since 1990...

...Kathy Kurz, vice president of Scannell & Kurz, an enrollment consulting firm, said several factors could be driving the increase in the discount rate...

Read this full post on the Inside Higher Ed website by clicking here.

 



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You might also enjoy Kathy's April 9 blog post: Thoughts on Reading the 2011 NACUBO Tuition Discounting Study Report.

04/09/2012