Ursinus in the News

  • April 19, 2019

    The Future of Gen Ed

    Mark Schneider, vice president of academic affairs and dean of the college, talked about the Ursinus Quest core curriculum during a TED-style talk sponsored by Inside Higher Ed in Washington, D.C. This article highlights the event.

  • April 12, 2019

    7 Crucial Questions to Ask When Choosing a College

    Shannon Zottola, vice president and dean of enrollment, was quoted in an article on Student Loan Hero about finding your best college fit when making a decision.

  • April 4, 2019

    Thank Goodness Trump Is Here to Save Free Speech

    Professor of Politics Jonathan Marks penned an op-ed published in The Chronicle of Higher Education on President Donald Trump’s executive order threatening to withhold federal research dollars if colleges don’t respect and protect free speech.

  • February 25, 2019

    Facebook decided which users are interested in Nazis — and let advertisers target them directly

    Tony Nadler, an associate professor of media and communications studies, was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article on targeted advertising.

  • January 23, 2019

    Volunteers paint 100 murals at Kensington High School for MLK Day

    A photo of Ursinus students participating in a day of service at Kensington High School in Philadelphia on MLK Day was part of a photo gallery on

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Strategies for Choosing Your School
According to a Niche 2017 survey of 14,000 students applying to college, students receive acceptances from an average of three schools, but many students who are admitted to multiple schools don’t have a clear first choice. So whom should they talk to and what should they think about to end up on the campus that suits them best?

College Price
Colleges and universities nationwide post their sticker prices clearly on their websites. What is not so clear is the price that the average American college student at a 4-year private non-profit school actually pays for their education. Hint: it’s a lot less.

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