Ensuring no merit students will pay more than $22,500 tuition fee
Stephen College, the second oldest women’s college in the USA, is one of the only 78 colleges nationwide named to Phi Theta Kappa’s 2019 Transfer Honor Roll. The renowned award recognizes excellence and success in community college transfer pathway development among four-year colleges and universities.
The recognition to bring change in society
Phi Theta Kappa recognition is the premier honor in the society, which helps students to aim academic achievement for associate degree-granting colleges and providing an opportunity to grow as scholars and leaders. The award works for society, which is made up of more than 3.5 million members and nearly 1,300 chapters in 10 nations.Stephen College is honored to be recognized among the top 25% of colleges nationwide for transfer friendliness. To date, the college has joined the growing number of prestigious private colleges to help students with newly launched College Affordability Plan.Brian Sajko, Vice President of Enrollment Management, said, “Stephens has always been committed to helping transfer students achieve their educational goals — as evidenced by our dedicated transfer team and commitment to one-on-one advising.”
Stephen College benefits merit-students with its Affordability Plan:
• Stephen College has stepped up to address the pressing problem of education funding. Through Stephens Solution College Affordability Plan 2019, it became possible to reduce the College’s undergraduate tuition by $8,250.• The Stephen solution ensures that from the 2019-20 academic year, no student will pay more than $22,500 tuition fee.• The college addresses families’ concerns about college affordability even it maintains the exceptional academic programs that are the hallmark of a Stephens College education.• Students can access need and merit-based financial aid to reduce costs further based on their own unique situations.• The solution introduces a more seamless and proactive transfer process with Community College students.• Additionally, such merit-based privilege will provide new scholarship opportunities for transferred students.Phi Theta Kappa President and CEO Dr. Lynn Tincher-Ladner said, “We know community college transfer students perform as well as or better than non-transfer students at four-year colleges. It’s more important than ever before to highlight what these colleges are doing right to promote
transfer success and to encourage others to follow suit.”