TAMIU ranked sixth in nation for lowest net price

LAREDO, TEXAS (KGNS) -- TAMIU is ranked sixth in the nation as the lowest priced university among others in the country.

The figures were released by the College Affordability and Transparency Center, a project of the U.S. Department of Education.

The net price is the cost of attendance minus grant and scholarship aid for full-time beginning students.

At TAMIU, the net price for the report was just over $1,100.

The national average exceeds over $1,100.

"We accomplish because people work very hard here and we're very proud of this community and what we've done," said TAMIU president Dr. Ray Keck, "We are very grateful in the state of Texas to all the people in Laredo who have supported this university and we're very careful in how we handle our money."

The only other Texas college or university in the top ten of lowest net price public four-year institutions were the University of Texas-Pan American, ranked eighth.

To review the report you can visit their website at http://collegecost.ed.gov/.


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