Moody's: One-third of US colleges facing falling or stagnant tuition revenues

Weakened pricing power and difficulty in growing enrollment are impeding revenue growth at an increasing number of US colleges and universities, according to Moody's Investors Service's fourth annual tuition survey. Moody's found that a third of universities expect net tuition revenue to either decline or grow at a rate below inflation in fiscal year 2013.In all, 17% of both private and public universities are expecting declines in net tuition revenue, while another 16% are expecting percent increases that are less than the rate of inflation.