College Costs in Context

College Costs in Context

A State-by-State Look at College (Un)affordability

Posted: April 26, 2017
Author(s): Debbie Cochrane, Lindsay Ahlman
Organization(s): The Institute for College Access & Success

A report from The Institute for College Access & Success finds “striking inequities” in college affordability at two- and four-year public institutions, both within and across states. While college costs are high relative to family incomes for most students in most states, the lowest income students face the most extreme and unrealistic financial expectations, the report notes.