For the 2013-2014 Academic Year, Belmont Abbey College slashed tuition prices by 33%. And in the six years since, the tuition has remained the same. This is something that is not so uncommon in current trends at large, public universities, but it’s a practice that many small, private schools would fear implementing. Not Belmont Abbey College. Dr. Thierfelder and the executive team here at The Abbey strive to make excellent, private, Catholic education affordable for every student – without graduating with a mountain of student loan debt.
The James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal has taken notice of this bold practice in their recent article, Cutting Tuition Prices So Students Can Borrow Less written by Jenna Robinson. In this article, Robinson chronicles The Abbey’s journey in making these tuition choices and their results. These results include a more efficient and effective inner workings to The Abbey as well as an increase in student enrollment. Robinson quotes both college presient, Dr. Thierfelder, and CFO, Allan Mark, throughout this article that shines a light on the opportunity students have here at Belmont Abbey College.
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