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Seven Years and Counting: CSU-Global Maintains Tuition Rates

The 2018-2019 academic year will be the seventh straight year without an increase in tuition for the nation’s premier 100% online state university

Greenwood Village, Colo. (May 11, 2018) – Colorado State University-Global Campus (CSU-Global) has once again been granted approval by the Colorado State University System Board ofGovernors to keep its tuition rates steady for the upcoming academic year. With its May 2nd Board of Governors approval, CSU-Global will maintain its rates of $350 per undergraduate credit hour and $500 per graduate credit hour, marking the seventh consecutive year without an increase in costs to students.

CSU-Global also does not charge student fees and only charges on a per-credit- hour basis, offers the same tuition rates for in-state and out-of-state students, and has always offered a tuition guarantee offers the same tuition rates for in-state and out-of- state students, and has always offered a tuition guarantee to lock in a student’s tuition from the time they first enroll until they graduate. The university has not raised its rates since 2011. By comparison, College Board reports that public, four-year institutions have experienced an average increase in tuition and fees of more than 10% during that same span.

“Our mission is to ensure all students have access to affordable, high quality, and career-relevant education that provides a real return on their investment,” said Dr. Becky Takeda-Tinker, president and CEO of CSU-Global. “The staff and faculty work collaboratively each year to find efficiencies through technology and refined, data-driven processes to keep tuition costs steady - we all take great pride in our ability to provide the highest value possible for modern learners who seek education from a fully accredited, state university that focuses on their unique needs. ”

A recent economic impact study showed that every $1 a CSU-Global student spends on their educational expenses provides $4 in higher earning potential. Despite its status as a public state university, CSU-Global does not receive any state appropriation and is solely funded by its tuition revenue. Its ability to maintain operational efficiency while demonstrating student satisfaction and a quantifiable return on investment is therefore critical for its continued long-term success.

Visit CSUGlobal.edu/cost or call 800-920- 6723 for more information about CSU-Global’s tuition rates and available financing options.

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About Colorado State University-Global Campus

Colorado State University-Global Campus (CSU-Global) offers career-relevant bachelor’s and master’s degree programs for working adults and nontraditional learners. As the first and only 100% online, fully accredited public university in the United States, CSU-Global is focused on student success as its number one priority. Embracing the land-grant heritage as part of the Colorado State University System, CSU-Global sets the standard for quality and innovation in higher education through its expert faculty, who are recognized as industry leaders and trained in working with adults in an online learning environment. CSU-Global offers a streamlined enrollment process with accelerated eight-week courses that start every four weeks. Visit CSUGlobal.edu or call 1-800- 920-6723 for more information.

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