During a state Senate Appropriations hearing this past week, the heads of the four state-related universities – Temple, Lincoln, Pitt and Penn State – said that the governor’s proposal to cut their funding by more than half would affect more than just tuition.
The cost of college can vary widely between low-priced community colleges and elite private universities. What do students at each kind of school get for their tuition dollar?
The cost of college is stressing parents and putting students into debt, but they continue to bear the burden because they’re convinced it is vital for the future.
If the price of milk had gone up at the same rate as the price of college tuition, you’d now be paying 15 dollars for a gallon of milk.