Are America’s expensive, fancypants private colleges running scared?
College administrators are flush with cash as student and their parents struggle
‘Signing this historic legislation today will keep tuition low, and allow all students who grew up in Florida to have the same access to affordable higher education’
Penn professor worries that Koch brothers will look good, UNCF will be ‘puppet’
Tuition costs, administrative staff ‘pretty strongly correlated’
‘They wouldn’t need pantries if they hadn’t raised the prices’
‘We can guarantee that we might get you to the degree part’
A degree still holds much more value than it costs, but the market is changing drastically.
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Sticker price rose 2.9 percent
Administration’s ‘College Scorecard’ to compare cost of schools (because math is hard)
With the reward of a college degree decreasing, many students and parents will end up as debt slaves.
By not repaying loans, ‘the government or the school comes after them very aggressively’
These six undergraduate schools are offering lower tuition this year
For-profit college costs are also skyrocketing, and in some cases they are twice as expensive as Harvard
Students angry over pricey courses pepper-sprayed - The Associated Press
‘I got pepper-sprayed without warning’
‘What we have seen … is that that economic model has changed, and that families are considering price more than they used to.’
An out-of-state student at the University of Colorado paid all $14,309.51 of his semester tuition in dollar bills