5 colleges you can go to for free

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Student debt in America is rising relentlessly. According to the office of Federal Student Aid, as of June 2016, the total debt owed by students in this country has topped $1.25 trillion.

Furthermore, according to the College Board, the average price of tuition, fees, and room and board for an in-state student at a public college or university is $19,548 for the 2015-2016 school year.

For out-of-state students, average costs jump to $34,031, while private nonprofit colleges charged $43,921 on average for a single year of education.

The good news is that you don’t have to be a victim. These tuition-free or tuition-reduced schools are easy on the wallet and high on value.