Canada luring students from U.S. with lower tuition costs

If college here in metro Detroit is breaking the bank, consider an international option and cross the border, CBS reports. WWJ’s Kathryn Larson has more on why savvy education shoppers are putting Canadian universities on their short list. It’s an education with a view. At St. Clair College in Windsor, Vice President John Fairley’s favorite spot is four stories above their fine arts center, overlooking the Detroit River. “The border is no longer a barrier for higher education. Just a river away, but the future could be endless for someone who needs a degree,” he said. “Fifteen percent of our inquiries for the fall are some of the people from the Michigan area.” As tuition costs here in America continue to rise, Fairley said it’s apparent that students from the metro Detroit area are ready to dip their toes in an economical and affordable college option.

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