Tuesday, August 21, 2012

College Tuition: 5 States Where Costs Are Rising - ANNAMARIA ANDRIOTIS, Huffington Post

For parents concerned about the rising cost of college, financial advisers have traditionally recommended public universities. After all, they almost always carry much smaller price tags than private universities. But many of these state schools are now raising tuition at double-digit rates -- sometimes with very little advance notice -- leaving some students and their families in a tight financial bind. In some states, recent changes have been particularly dramatic. Average tuition and fees for in-state residents at public four-year colleges soared 16% to 21% last year in Arizona, California, Georgia and Washington, according to a report released last week by the College Board.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/14/college-tuition-costs-rising_n_1776068.html

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