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Document Number: 11011

2011-12 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS: 12): Price Estimates for Attending Postsecondary Institutions, First Look - To get price estimates for attending postsecondary institutions, researchers surveyed about 111,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 1,500 postsecondary institutions in 50 states and the District of Columbia. They found the average cost of attendance for undergraduates (including tuition, fees, books, housing, food, transportation, and personal expenses) was $17,900 for public institutions and $34,400 for private nonprofit institutions in the 2011-12 school year. (National Center for Education Statistics, December 2013) ...

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