BOSTON (WHDH) - A federal judge on Thursday ruled against two students who tried to get their tuition reimbursed after Northeastern University moved classes online at the start of the pandemic.
The lawsuit was filed after students were sent home in March due to the pandemic. Those students argued that they should be reimbursed their tuition for classes taught online.
The judge dismissed the lawsuit citing that the university did not promise in-person learning.
Both students paid more than $20,000 for the semester and claimed that online learning was inferior to in-person learning. The university’s financial agreement, however, does not guarantee in-person learning.
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