College CFO’s Confirm Students are Shopping Outside the College Bookstore Looking for More Competitive Textbook Pricing

AKALogoBLKbgrndBBTagNorwalk, CT– A majority of college CFOs (89%) confirm that students are increasingly turning away from campus-based bookstores in favor of online, third-party providers that offer textbooks at lower prices, according to a new survey from Akademos, Inc., a leading provider of integrated online bookstores and marketplaces for educational institutions. Read more…

Akademos Ranks Textbook Affordability for 1,500 Colleges and Universities

AKALogoBLKbgrndBBTagNorwalk, CT—For the first time ever, 1,500 U.S. colleges and universities have been rated by the affordability of their textbooks. Akademos, Inc., a leading provider of integrated online bookstores and marketplaces for educational institutions, has created a Textbook Affordability Index that ranks institutions according to the affordability of their course materials by subject matter and among peer schools.