Does College Tuition Cost Too Much?

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

In-state tuition and fees at public four-year colleges and universities rose 7.9 percent between the 2010-11 and 2009-10 school years. At private four-year schools, the average cost rose 4.5 percent. Are these rising costs improving education? Stephen Trachtenberg, president emeritus of George Washington University, presided over a 300 percent increase in tuition and fees over his two decades as president at GWU. He recently defended the high costs of tuition in an article for The Atlantic.

Guests:

Stephen Trachtenberg

Produced by:

Mary Harris

Comments [5]

Endiya Smith

yes i think college cost way too much

Nov. 18 2011 11:01 AM
Mark from Mi


"if the student defaults on their school loans they will not be able to get loans for things like houses etc.in the future, and may also may prevent them from getting certain jobs in the future"

currently there is little validity in this argument as the banks are not giving out loans to people and there's no jobs to "not get"

Oct. 27 2011 10:10 AM
college grants and grants for college

An education at a private university these days costs upwards to $20,000 or more per year. The average public university costs $10,000 per year and community college is around $5,000 per year.
Now get Grants for College - Receive a Free College Grant to take classes! You can get grant money to further your education that you never have to pay back.

Oct. 15 2011 01:47 PM
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An education at a private university these days costs upwards to $20,000 or more per year. The average public university costs $10,000 per year and community college is around $5,000 per year.
Now get Grants for College - Receive a Free College Grant to take classes! You can get grant money to further your education that you never have to pay back.

Oct. 14 2011 01:18 PM
stephen

yes that was absolutely correct.the fees are much high ..www.elevenplus.co

Oct. 10 2011 05:42 PM

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