College Tuition Costs Jump
According to College Board, the annual cost of attending a four-year private college jumped 3.9% to $32,307. That’s the biggest inflation-adjusted increase since 2001. The figure includes tuition, fees, and room-and-board.
For public four-year colleges, the inflation-adjusted increase was 3.8% to an average of $13,589. That’s for in-state student tuition.
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