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Why college is so costly

Today's college prices will seem cheap when compared to tomorrow's. Still, they're rising at alarming rates -- far faster than inflation. Several in-state public schools have recently increased tuition costs. As an example, the University of California announced a tuition price increase of 9.6 percent -- on top of an already approved 8 percent increase -- beginning this fall.

Even at low-tuition schools, college costs soar when students add an extra year, lose a scholarship or experience a dramatic change in their financial situation. Bankrate presents six reasons why college is costly and, more importantly, what you can do to fight it.


 

 

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