A new report details how institutions are forced to increase tuition in the face of decreased state investments
Continued tuition increases by institutions of higher education are a result of states' reduced investment in higher education, according to a new report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. This reduced investment is jeopardizing students' and potential students' ability to afford a college education.
As states have slashed higher education funding, the price of attending public colleges has risen significantly faster than the growth in median income, according to the report.
Annual published tuition at four-year public colleges has risen by $2,333, or...