Teaching Institution Pricing Guidelines 

Teaching Institutions price their courses to induce other colleges and universities to purchase them for their students. Teaching Institution prices are never viewed by students. Because the purchasers of courses are not students, the perception that higher prices mean higher quality is less germane here.

Lower Teaching Institution prices allow Home Institutions to price their courses competitively, increasing the likelihood that a student will choose the Teaching Institution’s course over other options.

Lower prices also make it easier for Home Institutions to share in the revenue of courses and to use them under fixed block tuition within semesters.

Home Institution Pricing Guidelines

Home Institutions should price their courses to be competitive with other available options. Existing articulation agreements have made it very easy for students to take courses at lower-priced community colleges.

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