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The cost of college is increasing

The cost of college has risen 25% over the past 10 years.

A 2020 survey pointed out that 56% of students feel they can't comfortably pay their tuition. 7% of respondent...

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Why is college so expensive? 4 reasons for the ever-rising costs

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After the Great Recession, states faced an economic crisis and started investing less in universities and colleges.

They cut the tuition credits or financial aid they provi...

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From 2008 to 2018, 41 states spent less per student after adjusting for inflation.

The increase in the number of people enrolling in college nationwide means less money is available...

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Many entry-level jobs now require undergraduate degrees. In turn, colleges are making changes to increase the value of the student experience.

It means hiring more faculty,...

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Student loans allow families and students not to worry because they can just borrow to pay for it without deeply questioning what they're really paying for.

Some schools take ad...

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The most expensive university in the US is Columbia University in New York City. It costs $86,257 a year. Northwestern University is at $78,654, and Barnard College costs $78,044.

Tuition f...

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