Sticker Shock: How Much Does a College Degree Cost?
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