Colleges That Guarantee Not to Raise Tuition

Some colleges promise not to raise tuition for enrolled students


Most colleges increase tuition every year, forcing students to raise more money as they progress to graduation. But a handful of colleges promise to not to raise tuition for at least some of their students. 

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Unless otherwise noted, all freshmen at the following colleges automatically receive guarantees that that their tuition prices will stay at their freshman year's level for four years. (Of course, room, board and other charges may rise.)

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School Notes
Andrews University
Berrien Springs, MI
Only for students who don't get need-based financial aid
Capitol College
Laurel, MD
Cleary University
Ann Arbor, MI
College of St. Joseph
Rutland, VT
Optional for those who send $200 deposit by May 1.
George Washington University
Washington, DC
Hardin-Simmons University
Abilene, TX
Not offered to students in majors that require classes at other colleges, such as nursing.
Hiram College
Hiram, OH
Holy Cross College
Notre Dame, IN
Illinois public universities  
Immaculata University
Immaculata, PA
University of Colorado
Boulder, CO
Only for out-of-staters
University of Texas, Dallas
Dallas, TX

Sources: National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, college websites