Student Finances

It’s no secret going to college is pricey. From tuition and books to lodging and food, things can add up fairly quickly. These guides will help you along the way and answer questions that students may not get the answer to by going to class.

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  • You've achieved your goal and made it to the school of your dreams. Then, reality hits. The cost of college has risen dramatically over the past few decades, and the total cost of a public four-year school has now reached an average of nearly $26,000 a year. This price includes r... Read More
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  • From 2009 to 2019, U.S. student loan debt increased 107%, from $772 billion to $1.6 trillion.  During the same period, the average amount individual students borrowed increased by 26%, from $24,000 to over $30,000. One doesn’t have to look far for at least a partial explana... Read More