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Too many unqualified students are helping drive up college costs

Law professor Paul F. Campos editorialized about “The Real Reason College Tuition Costs So Much”.

Funding for higher education “has increased at a much faster rate than government spending in general”, but not enough to keep up with the “sharp rise in the percentage of Americans who go to college”.   127 more words

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College has become a very expensive entitlement

Has a college education become a very expensive and less meaningful entitlement?

Due to government subsidies and cheerleading about the supposed benefits of additional years of formal schooling, over the last 50 years we have transformed higher education.

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Informed consumers put pressure on rising college costs

For the first time in years, the rise in tuition at many colleges is expected to be below the rate of inflation.

Today’s college students are more aware and informed about rising costs and financial aid, and more sensitive to price.

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Failure to graduate on time adds thousands of dollars to college costs

Most College Students Don’t Earn a Degree in 4 Years, Study Finds

Is this really news to most people?

The vast majority of students at American public colleges do not graduate on time, according to a new report from Complete College America, a nonprofit group based in Indianapolis.

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Reduce college dropout rates by only admitting qualified students

One way to lower the college dropout rate is by providing extensive remediation and financial aid to students who struggle to stay in college.   Another way is by restricting admission and financial aid to students who are prepared to handle the course work. 416 more words

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Federal aid programs allow colleges 'blithely to raise their tuitions'

New York Times economics pundit Eduardo Porter explains “Why Aid for College Is Missing the Mark”, allowing ‘colleges “blithely to raise their tuitions,” at little benefit to students’. 395 more words

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