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Author(s):Dickeson, R.
Title:Frequently asked questions about college costs
Source:http://www.ed.gov/about/bdscomm/list/hiedfuture...
Date:2006
Organization:Secretary's Commission on the Future of Higher Education
Short Description:This paper identifies the major cost drivers in higher education and responds to typical questions about what’s being done – and can be done – about managing college costs and improving affordability.
Annotation:A great deal is written about rising college costs and the impact this phenomenon has on accessibility. Yet the specific cost drivers – the major factors that induce institutions to spend (and charge) more are often neglected. Such factors are usually hidden from public view. This paper identifies the major cost drivers in higher education and responds to typical questions about what’s being done – and can be done – about managing college costs and improving affordability.
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Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
College Access
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