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The "public" component of public higher education is rapidly eroding, with public colleges now getting more than 43 percent of their revenues from student tuition as opposed to state and local taxpayers, compared to less than 30 percent as recently as a decade ago.

The figures come from a new report out March 16 offering the latest snapshot of who pays the bill for America's public colleges and universities, which educate roughly 70 percent of students.

SHEEO, a group representing...

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