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Measuring Cedarville's ROI (Return on Investment)

April 27, 2016

Photo of bound stacks of money with college degree and tassel on top

As high school seniors and their parents sit down to finalize a college decision before the May 1 deadline, one topic is nearly always part of the discussion: cost.

While many universities — including Cedarville — are taking intentional steps to make a college education more affordable, parents are increasingly looking at job placement rates in order to weigh an institution’s benefits against its costs in an effort to decide whether or not a considerable investment is worthwhile.

Cedarville's placement rates continue to be impressive. In a six-month post-graduation final destination survey, 97.2% of Cedarville's class of 2015 reported being employed or in graduate school during that time period. That's well above the national averages reported by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, which has reported an average of 88% over the last five years.

But don't just take our word for it. Read today's post and you'll hear what parents are saying about their children's experience at Cedarville, and why they think Cedarville is worth the investment.

P.S. If your student has been accepted to Cedarville for fall 2016, be sure to submit your $250 reservation deposit by May 1 to ensure a place in the incoming class.

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Understanding Your Financial Aid Award

March 9, 2016

financial aidCedarville University began sending financial aid awards through our electronic notification system (eAwards) at the beginning of March. Today's post shares additional information for those of you who are awaiting this important piece of information ... or anticipating this process next year!

If you haven’t yet completed your FAFSA, be sure to do it soon! This is the best way we can award you the most financial aid possible.

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Posted in Affordability Financial Aid

What is Cedarville Doing About Rising College Costs?

February 12, 2016

College CostsThe popular media has made college costs a national conversation, and the issues are real and personal for many families. Unfortunately, the sound bites on the evening news are unable to explain and address the myriad of complex issues that have brought us to this point. A recent online CNBC article explains some of the factors surrounding the rising cost of education, but does little to calm parents’ fears.

How does Cedarville University fit into the college cost conversation?

Read today's post for 3 important perspectives along with helpful resources and information.

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Posted in Affordability Financial Aid

What's New with College Credit Plus

February 3, 2016

College Credit Plus

Today's post provides important updates for Ohio high school students who are interested in taking Cedarville University courses for FREE through the state's College Credit Plus Program.

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Posted in College Now Affordability

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