Average College Costs for 2017-2018

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Sometimes it helps to look at the data, and when it comes to college cost, there’s plenty of data. The cost of college is rising steadily year over year, so let’s take a look at the average college costs. Average College Cost for Bachelor Degrees According to College Board, NCES, and IPEDS, the following prices …

Pros and Cons of Tuition-Free College

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One of the center-stage issues of this presidential political season has concerned the affordability of college education. Former President Obama tried to move forward on making community colleges free to eligible students, although we haven’t seen too much traction from that as of yet. Bernie Sanders’ platform upped that to making all public colleges free, …

15 Surprisingly Affordable Colleges for Midwestern Middle Class Families

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Many middle class families in the Midwest think that their only affordable college options are the state schools. While these may be great options, they are certainly not the only affordable schools for these students and families. Before we jump in to which colleges we found to be most affordable for middle class Midwestern families, it’s important …