December 19, 2003
Tuition: Rising Expenses Will Lead to Higher PricesGraphic: Tuition on the Rise
Related articles: Financial Outlook 2004By MEGAN MELINE
Students and families hoping for a reprieve from rising college costs next fall are likely to be disappointed.
The average tuition and fees for four-year public colleges jumped by 14.1 percent this year, an increase of $579. Tuition at private colleges grew by 6 percent, or $1,114. Based on projections of state revenues, experts are