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Sticker Shock: How Much Does a College Degree Cost?

Monday, May 13, 2019
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Many families are uninformed about the cost of attending college,” claims a recent study by the National Center for Education Statistics, part of the U.S. Department of Education’s research division.

Only 11% of high school freshmen could accurately estimate the cost of college tuition in their state. Of those that gave the wrong answer, 57% overestimated the cost, and 32% underestimated it. On average, students were off by $10,500, and parents by $8,800. READ MORE