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New CFO Survey Highlights the Negative Impact Textbook Prices are Having on Student Success

43% of respondents report that high course material costs are having a significant impact on student retention, persistence and completion at their institutions.

New CFO Survey Highlights the Negative Impact Textbook Prices are Having on Student Success

Addressing textbook affordability continues to be a key challenge for colleges and universities across the nation. The high cost of course materials affect not only where students choose to shop for their textbooks and course materials, but if they purchase required materials at all — ultimately, affecting students’ preparedness and overall academic performance.

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New Akademos White Paper provides valuable insights from College CFOs on textbooks, course materials and the future role of the college bookstore

The 2017 College CFO Survey report highlights an accelerated rise in students leaving THUMBNAIL 2017 CFO White Paper.jpg
the college bookstore and business 
administrator concern over the impact of textbook prices on student performance and persistence.

Today, Akademos Inc. announced the release of an exclusive new White Paper that highlights the results of their proprietary 2017 College CFO Survey on Course Materials and Bookstore Services. This comprehensive report provides critical insight on today’s top college and university bookstore trends and includes findings on bookstore sales, textbook affordability, student preparedness, and emerging trends in digital course materials, eLearning models and general merchandise sales.

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Brooklyn Law School Selects Akademos To Offer New Online Bookstore

The Akademos Online Bookstore service will offer students a vast selection of low-cost textbooks with a convenient, personalized ordering experience while providing faculty with greater support and visibility during the adoption process.

Brooklyn Law School, known for its vibranBrooklyn Law School Selects Akademos To Offer New Online Bookstoret intellectual community and innovative academic programs designed to prepare students for public service, private practice, and business, has partnered with Akademos, Inc., to offer students a new full-service virtual bookstore that will help students save on textbook and course materials.

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Akademos & indiCo Join to Create a One-Stop Shop College Bookstore Solution

New partnership provides a virtual and physical solution that will help institutions lower textbook costs, drive academic success and build an innovative campus store. StackedJointLogosCropped.jpg

Akademos and indiCo today announced a partnership to provide full-service virtual and physical bookstore solutions for colleges and universities. This hybrid bookstore solution will dramatically lower textbook prices, provide an innovative campus retail environment, facilitate the transition to new digital course materials and increase student readiness and academic success.

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Juniata College Launches Akademos' Online Bookstore To Deliver Students Discounts on Course Materials

Juniata's new online bookstore will increase textbook affordability and drive student success.Juniata Launches Akademos' Online Bookstore To Deliver Students Discounts on Course Materials

Akademos, Inc. is pleased to announce that Juniata College, a private liberal arts college located in the scenic mountains in central Pennsylvania, has selected Akademos as its online bookstore provider to improve student success and increase textbook affordability.

The College has a strong reputation for excellent academics, personal attention, and state-of-the-art technological resources and is recognized for its distinctive focus on experience and excellent outcomes in Lauren Pope's Colleges That Change Lives.

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The City University of New York Selects Akademos as Exclusive Online Bookstore Provider

Utilizing innovative eCommerce service, CUNY colleges will offer students significant textbook savings while enabling faculty to easily evaluate and adopt all course materials

CUNY selects Akademos as its exclusive online bookstore providerThe City University of New York, the nation’s leading urban public university, has partnered with Akademos to provide online bookstore services that will give students access to a vast selection of low-cost textbooks along with a convenient, personalized ordering experience. Students from twelve CUNY colleges will be able to shop for textbooks in new, used, rental and eBook formats from any device using a custom-branded version of the mobile-optimized Akademos online bookstore. 

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