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Digging Deeper for College

May 29, 2002 1 min read
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According to a recent study of college costs by the National Center for Public Policy and HIgher Education, the portion of family income necessary to pay tuition at public colleges and universities has increased for most families over the past two decades. The report also says that students across all income levels are borrowing more now than they did a decade ago to pay for college.

Annual Tuition as a Percent of Yearly Family Income
At Public, Four-Year Institutions
Annual Tuition as a Percent of Yearly Family Income at Public, Four-Year Institutions
Percentage of 4th- and 5th- Year Seniors at Public,
Four-Year Institutions Who Borrowed for College Costs
Percentage of 4th- and 5th- Year Seniors at Public, Four-Year Institutions Who Borrowed for College Costs
SOURCE: National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education

A version of this article appeared in the May 29, 2002 edition of Education Week as Digging Deeper for College

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