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Document Number: 5619

Trends in College Pricing 2004 - This report, based on the College Board’s Annual Survey of Colleges, provides updated information on tuition and other expenses associated with attending public and private nonprofit institutions of postsecondary education in the United States. It finds that during the 2004-05 school year, tuition at public four-year and two-year colleges rose 10.5% and 8.7%, respectively, continuing a 20-year trend of tuition increases. It argues that while wealthy families can keep pace with the rising cost of tuition at postsecondary institutions, low-income and middle-class families increasingly struggle to afford a college education. (The College Board, 2004)...


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