In recent articles, we have been examining what the real total cost of graduation is by comparing similar students – one who chooses a private college and the other a public university. We explored the hypothetical scenarios of Larry and Lauren, studying literature and northern New York State, and then Selena and Sam, studying the […]
A Tale of Two Students Part II: Do Public Colleges Really Cost Less?
In an earlier article, we explored the real total cost of graduation using two hypothetical students, Larry and Lauren, who were each interested in studying English Literature in northern New York state. While Larry attended Potsdam, a public university, Lauren chose St. Lawrence University, a private school. Although it seemed that Larry might be getting […]
A Tale of Two Students: Unveiling the Real Total Cost of Graduation
In our article What Is the REAL Total Cost of Graduation for College Undergrads, we revealed how the total cost of graduation could be quite misleading if you look only at the tuition and fees associated with attending college. For example, with a much higher projected 4-year average cost for private colleges versus public in-state […]