College Tuition Continues to Rise

According to a study by the National Center for Education Statistics, average tuition and fees for a full-time undergraduate attending a four-year college increased substantially from 2009/10 to 2011/12. The increase for a public institution was 9% in state and 6% out of state. Nonprofit institutions reported a 4% increase. For-profit institutions reported no change.

The cost of a four-year undergraduate program at a public institution will now cost around $7,200 for in-state students, $16,500 for out of state students, and $23,300 for non-profit.

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