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College Costs and Prices

Some Key Facts for Policymakers

Posted: April 3, 2014
Authors: Nate Johnson
Organizations: Postsecondary Analytics Lumina Foundation

Tuition is rising, more students are in debt and at higher levels than ever before, and pressure is mounting from every direction and in both political parties—from the White House to state legislatures to overwhelmed parents and students—to do something about it. This paper, the first in a new Lumina peper series, explores the actual costs of delivering a college education.

College Costs and Prices