Origin of tuition
Examples from the Web for tuition
“Roughly a third” of the tuition goes to instructors, according to one former coach who asked not to be named.
Now, tuition accounts for an average of 36 percent of their operating budgets.
And why has tuition risen so sharply at public universities?
The Branson School holds an elite reputation in tony Marin County, charging around $40,000 a year for tuition.
It covers kindergarten through 8th grade and has $3,825 annual tuition, but fundraising allows many to get $1,500 in tuition aid.
After nearly a year under Garcia's tuition she was summoned home.Great Singers, Second Series|George T. Ferris
Her voice needs equalizing, which can be done, when put under the tuition of a competent instructor.The Black Swan at Home and Abroad|Anonymous
In a few weeks my foster-sister was taken into the house, and placed under the tuition of my governess.The Blue Jar Story Book|Maria Edgeworth
The direct outcome of Rimsky-Korsakov's tuition was, first of all, a Symphony, begun in 1905 and finished in 1907.Miniature essays: Igor Stravinsky|Anonymous
He began the study of music in 1827 under the tuition of Charles Lucas.The Standard Oratorios|George P. Upton
British Dictionary definitions for tuition
Word Origin for tuition
Word Origin and History for tuition
mid-15c., "protection, care, custody," from Anglo-French tuycioun (late 13c.), from Old French tuicion "guardianship," from Latin tuitionem (nominative tuitio) "a looking after, defense, guardianship," from tuitus, past participle of tueri "to look after" (see tutor). Meaning "action or business of teaching pupils" is recorded from 1580s. The meaning "money paid for instruction" (1828) is probably short for tuition fees, in which tuition refers to the act of teaching and instruction.