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Georgian Court Holds 2012-13 Tuition to 2011 Levels

Lakewood, N.J., Mar. 23, 2012—In a move that acknowledges the difficult economic climate facing students and parents, Georgian Court University trustees recently approved tuition rates for 2012-13, holding student costs to 2011 rates.

"Earning a college degree is an investment that pays enormous dividends, and ensuring that a high-quality, Catholic university education remains accessible is critical," said GCU President Rosemary E. Jeffries, RSM, Ph.D. "Holding tuition costs is one of many approaches we are taking to help our students and their families make the most of that investment."

Full-time GCU undergraduates will pay $13,370 per semester, which is unchanged from last year. Part-time students pay $611 per credit. Graduate tuition, depending on individual programs of study, ranges from $600 to $800 per credit.

"From holding steady on tuition to offering new, market-driven majors, Georgian Court is committed to doing whatever it takes to meet the needs of students," said President Jeffries, noting that although the economy has seen some bright spots in recent months, paying for college remains challenging for many families. At GCU, more than 95% of students receive some form of financial aid or loans to help offset costs.

For more information about Georgian Court University graduate and undergraduate programs, visit or call 732.987.2270.

Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts core and a special concern for women. A forward-thinking university that supports diversity and academic excellence, Georgian Court serves more than 2,500 students of all faiths and backgrounds in a residential Women's College and a coeducational University College with undergraduate and graduate programs. Georgian Court's main campus is located at 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, N.J., on the picturesque former George Jay Gould estate, now named a National Historic Landmark. Georgian Court also offers classes at its site at One Woodbridge Center in Woodbridge, at Coastal Communiversity in Wall, and at Cumberland County College in Vineland.

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