Tuesday Jul 9, 2019 at 4:25 AM
A drop in the price of tuition at Franklin University this fall is one more welcome sign that young people figuring out their post-high school plans have good options.
Undergraduate classes at the Downtown college will cost $398 per credit hour, a 24% drop from the previous rate of $526. That fits a pattern of increased financial aid and special tuition breaks at colleges and universities, both public and private.
Ohio State University has for the past two years offered additional aid to students who qualify for Pell grants, the federal program for lowest-income students. Capital University promises a tuition break for students whose families are in nonprofit and “mission-centered” careers.
And four-year colleges are far from