Wednesday, September 17, 2014

About  Contact  Join  Donate


Catholic Education Daily

 

Ave Maria University Slashes Price by 22 Percent

Opposing the trend of price hikes at colleges across the country, Ave Maria University in south Florida has announced that tuition and fees will be reduced by 22 percent for new students in 2014-2015, according to a release from the University.

Returning students will benefit from a “tuition and fees freeze,” and there will be no cuts to spending for academic or student life.

President Jim Towey said that the University is making this decision “not to become affordable, but to stay affordable,” in an interview with The Cardinal Newman Society. The tuition and fees for 2013-2014 were $23,000, but in 2014-2015 the tuition and fees will be $17,940.

Towey is trying to make the message to Catholic families clear: At Ave Maria University, “you can get an excellent liberal arts education that is affordable and fully supportive of the teachings of the Catholic Church.”

The University credits its lean administration, loyal and generous donors, and ability to increase enrollment as reasons why the price reduction is possible. Ultimately, however, Towey said, “At a small university like Ave Maria, we recognize that it’s all in the Lord’s hands.”

Ave Maria University is recommended in The Newman Guide for its strong Catholic identity.

Catholic Education Daily is an online publication of The Cardinal Newman Society. Click here for email updates and free online membership with The Cardinal Newman Society.

Renewal Report

Departments

Minimize

Latest Featured

Catholic Is Our Core

Maximize

More News Categories

Maximize

Subscribe

Minimize

Join Us

Join thousands of Catholic families and individuals standing with The Cardinal Newman Society for faithful Catholic education. Members receive news roundups by email, about weekly.

Start your no-cost membership now!

Minimize

Donate

Our work is possible only through the generosity of countless supporters who share our mission. We have promoted and defended faithful Catholic education for 20 years! Please support our successful work by making a donation today.

Minimize

Stay Connected

Keep up with the latest developments by joining our social media networks:

Facebook

Twitter

Google Plus

Linkedin

Connect on Facebook

Maximize

Links to News Sites

Maximize

Links to Blog Sites

Catholic Identity Concerns|Faith in Education|From the Bishops and Vatican|Religious Freedom | Terms Of Use | Privacy Statement
Copyright 2014 by Cardinal Newman Society -- 9720 Capital Ct., Ste. 201, Manassas, VA 20110