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College costs increase 5 percent

Young woman moving in to Dorm

The sticker price of in-state tuition at four-year public universities climbed about $400 this fall, an increase of nearly 5 percent that brought the average to $8,655. That’s a modest increase compared to recent years but still painful for families with stagnant incomes after a prolonged economic slump. Room-and-board charges grew by a comparable amount,… Read More →