"Tuition at the nation's public universities rose an average of 10.5 percent this year ... Private universities and community colleges also increased tuition, by 6 percent and 9 percent, in a year when inflation has been about 2.5 percent." [read more]
"Waiting another year to close the loopholes could cost an extra $2.8 billion in federal subsidies that ... siphon away money that could possibly be used for college grants instead." [read more]
"If all loans granted from 1995 to 2003 had been direct, more than $20 billion would have been saved, according to Bush administration budget figures. That's enough to provide an extra $4,000 to every one of the five million low-income students in college today." [read more]
Learn more about current issues and the history of college tuition:
National Tuition Endowment in the News
Press Coverage about America's Tuition Crisis
Research and Required Reading
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