We’ve gone beyond cutting tuition with this initiative.
Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) April 23, 2013
Globe University and Minnesota School of Business announced today that it is instituting several measures designed to make college more affordable for students at the schools numerous campuses in three states.
The multifaceted initiative is designed to help the schools’ students attend college and graduate with less debt. According to Globe’s chief communications officer, Jeff Myhre, “We’ve gone beyond cutting tuition with this initiative — although that’s included — by looking at a number of areas where we can reduce costs for students. We lowered textbook costs by launching digital books, we’re awarding more scholarships, and we’re offering more accelerated degrees and continuing to grant credit for transfer classes and work experiences.”
The network of schools award approximately $10 million annually in scholarships and grants. On average, students receive $11,000 in scholarships, grants and other forms of aid over the course of their degree programs.
Globe University and Minnesota School of Business accept credits transferred from other accredited intuitions. They also encourage students to apply for credit for previous work experience. Both of these awards can save students several thousand dollars and reduce the time required to earn their degree.
Globe University and Minnesota School of Business distinguishes itself by offering applied learning experiences to all students. These opportunities give students the chance to work with local, regional and national employers on real-world projects, which lead to higher levels of student engagement and long-term success.
Tuition decreases for the schools will go into effect next quarter, which begins July 15.
Campuses affected by the cost savings initiative include in Minnesota; Blaine, Brooklyn Center, Elk River, Lakeville, Minneapolis, Moorhead, Plymouth, Richfield, Shakopee, St. Cloud, and Woodbury. In Wisconsin; Appleton, Eau Claire, Green Bay, La Crosse, Madison East, Madison West, and Wausau. And in South Dakota; Sioux Falls. Online students through Globe and Minnesota School of Business will also receive the cost savings.
About Globe University and Minnesota School of Business
Globe University and Minnesota School of Business are part of a premier, family-managed system of career colleges, universities and training centers based in Woodbury, Minn. These specialty skills colleges prepare work-ready professionals for successful careers in a wide range of high-demand fields. Through its mission, We Care, the organization integrates hands-on and career-focused education with service- and applied-learning experiences that expose students to their communities and real-world situations. Programs offer undergraduate, diploma and graduate degrees in a wide range of career fields, including business and accounting, health sciences, legal sciences, technology, creative media and applied arts. More than 30 programs are available online. All academic programs are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). For more information, visit http://www.globeuniversity.edu.
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