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College Costs

Helpful information on reducing tuition, typical college living expenses, paying for school and cost of college FAQs.

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The rising cost of college.

See how the relative cost of college has changed over the last five decades.

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Does it Pay to Stay in State? - Paying for College

Aug 07, 2019

Does it Pay to Stay in State?


It is a common belief that out-of-state tuition can be more expensive than in-state tuition. Check out which states offer affordable costs to attend state schools.

The Rising Cost of College Infographic - Paying for College

Oct 09, 2018

The Rising Cost of College Infographic


Just how much has the cost of college increased over the years? Check out this infographic from Discover Student Loans to compare what Baby Boomers paid vs. Gen Z.

What Does College Actually Cost?

Apr 19, 2018

What Does College Actually Cost?


Wonder how much college costs per year? Here is a rundown of the average college expenses, and a few tips to help you keep them to a minimum.

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Reduce College Expenses

Apr 10, 2017

Reduce College Expenses


The cost of attending college is more than just tuition. It may include books, fees, and living expenses. Use these tips to help reduce college expenses.

How To Pay For Graduate School

Dec 03, 2015

How To Pay For Graduate School


Getting an advanced degree can be a great career move, but also costly. Here is a helpful guide on how to pay for graduate school without going broke.

Ten Ways to Reduce Tuition Costs

Jun 23, 2015

Ten Ways to Reduce Tuition Costs


These tips can help you reduce tuition costs. After maximizing free financial aid, learn how you can keep college tuition costs in check.


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