ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A private liberal arts college with campuses in New Mexico and Maryland has seen a spike in donations since announcing plans to decrease tuition.

St. John’s College reported more than 1,000 small gifts in its annual fund, totaling more than $750,000 since September. The Capital Gazette reports the amount is nearly twice as much what the annual fund raised during the same period in 2017.

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Officials say the influx of gifts have come in since the school launched a $300-million campaign to fund its new philanthropy-centered financial model Sept. 12. St. John’s is one of a few U.S. colleges that pivoted to a philanthropy-centered financial model that relies more on donor dollars.

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Officials say it’s too soon to tell if the tuition decrease will produce more applicants.

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