by Mark Mitchell, Vice President, SSS by NAIS
Taking a big picture view of what it means to be an affordable school today is increasingly important for enrollment managers and other school leaders. Quantifying affordability examines what income is needed to pay your tuition and whether the market has that capacity. Learn which resources you can use to explore your affordability range, tuition trends, and the income realities of the Washington DC metro area. Explore the intersection of that data with issues like cost of living, lifestyle choices, and other pressures that make parents push back on tuition. Learn how to consider market capacity as part of your tuition pricing and financial aid budget discussions.