BELMONT, N.C., Aug. 25, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Belmont Abbey College today announced, "No more tuition increases." After reducing tuition by 33% in 2013, the College has not increased it since. However, Belmont Abbey has gone a step further by making a private college education affordable and predictable. "Beginning this fall parents and students will never have to face an unexpected tuition increase," said Dr. Bill Thierfelder, President of Belmont Abbey College. In addition to providing scholarships and other financial aid support, Belmont Abbey guarantees all students that their tuition will not increase over the next four years.

"Belmont Abbey College is committed to working with parents and students to make the dream of a private college education a reality," Thierfelder said. The Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts institution has emerged as a national leader in the drive to make private higher education more financially accessible.

Founded in 1876 by Benedictine monks, Belmont Abbey College continues to focus on the development of the whole person in mind, body and spirit. Located just 10 miles west of Charlotte, N.C., the College is currently home to more than 1500 students. For more information, visit

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