Posts Tagged: Regional Student Program

NEBHE Regional Student Program Enrollment Grew by 14% in 2019-20, Saved Families $64 Million on Tuition

The New England Board of Higher Education's Tuition Break, the Regional Student Program (RSP), saw significant growth in enrollment—and in the number of program offerings—during the 2019-20 academic year. Total enrollment in the RSP in 2019-20 was 9,257, up 14% over 2018-19. Of the 81 participating public colleges and universities, 46% reported enrollment increases. About 64% of students we...

NEBHE Announces New Transfer Initiative for Regional Student Program

The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) is launching a new interstate initiative to facilitate transfer from community colleges to out-of-state bachelor’s degree programs offered under NEBHE’s Regional Student Program (RSP), also known as Tuition Break. NEBHE’s RSP Community College Transfer Initiative is supported by a four-year $300,000 grant from the Lloyd G. Balfou...

Regional Student Program Enrollment Steady at Four-Year Campuses, Down at Community Colleges, Grad Schools

Enrollment through the Regional Student Program (RSP) remained steady this year in undergraduate programs at New England's state colleges and universities, according to NEBHE's Annual RSP Report, but decreased overall at the community colleges and at the graduate schools. Notably, RSP undergraduate enrollment reached record highs at the University of Connecticut, University of Main...

NEBHE Releases 2016 Guide to New England Colleges & Universities

The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE), in association with Boston magazine, has produced the 2016 Guide to New England Colleges & Universities, the fifth edition of the annual guide. Boston magazine published the Guide in combination with its December 2015 issue. NEBHE is distributing complimentary copies of the Guide throughout New England, including to school...

Cybersecurity, Data Science Among New Offerings Under NEBHE Tuition Break

Cybersecurity, a relatively new term, may actually be the word of the year because of its global significance. Its simple definition is “measures taken to protect a computer or computer system (as on the Internet) against unauthorized access or attack.” But simple it is not. Computer and Internet security have spawned a whole vocabulary, such as hackers, leak...

Mechatronics Anyone? NEBHE Program Adds 27 New Majors at a Tuition Discount

Advanced manufacturing, an industry with strong growth potential in New England, currently faces a shortage of talent. In response some of the region’s colleges and universities have developed cutting-edge programs to prepare qualified graduates. Central Connecticut State University’s new bachelor’s degree program in Robotics and Mechatronics is one example, and it is unique amo...

Regional Student Program Reports Increased Enrollment, Tuition Savings in 2013-14

The New England Board of Higher Education's Regional Student Program (RSP), also known as Tuition Break, provided more than $56 million in tuition savings this academic year to 9,533 participating students, according to the recently published 2013-14 Annual Report of the New England Regional Student Program (RSP). Among highlights from the 2013-14 RSP annual report: Total enrollment in the...

NEBHE Announces More Specialized Programs with Tuition Break

New England’s public colleges and universities continue to expand their program offerings under the New England Regional Student Program (RSP), which means more access for the region's residents to out-of-the-ordinary programs at reduced tuition. Students eligible under the RSP save an average of $7,000 on their annual tuition bills. For students interested in studying and improving the hum...

NEBHE’s Tuition Break Continues Steady Growth with More Students and Programs

NEBHEs Regional Student Program (RSP), known as Tuition Break, provided more than $53 million in tuition savings this academic year to 9,338 participating students, according to the recently published 2012-13 Annual Report of the New England Regional Student Program (RSP). Highlights from the 2012-13 RSP Annual Report: The RSP provided more than $53 million in tuition savings to 9,338 p...

Risky Business?

Business professionals interested in learning how to better identify and manage financial risk can turn to a new master’s program in Financial Risk Management at the University of Connecticut.The program's location in Stamford, Conn., provides students with the opportunity to interact with finance professionals in Stamford and New York. Not only that, residents of Maine, Massachusetts, New H...