Assessing Four Budget-Balancing Strategies in Higher Education
Keywords:Economics of Higher Education, Financing and Funding, International and Foreign Students, Public Higher Education, Tuition, Student Fees, and Aid,
AbstractHigher education institutions currently face serious challenges from cutbacks in government funding worldwide. In responce to this, four strategies are available: capping enrollments and cutting costs, changing the mix of enrollments, increasing tuition fees for existing students, and increasing enrollments while maintaining current tuition-fee levels. Institutions need to decide their response based on their institutional conditions.
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