By Suzanne Monaghan

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The University of the Sciences in Philadelphia is making some changes designed to attract new students.

The university is building a new residence hall to replace the old facility, they’ve restructured their tuition for undergraduates and reduced it for professional programs beginning fall 2018.

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“We dramatically changed the pricing scale for our pharmacy, PT and OT programs such that now for the six-year degree its $190,000.”

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That’s down from more than $300,000, according to Vice President of Business Development and Enrollment Management Patty Vanston.

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And a student’s yearly tuition will not increase. The price is locked in at the time of enrollment.