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Tuition for state residents in 2006 was about $4,500. In 2012 it was roughly $9,400, or 108 percent more than the 2006 rate.
The University of Arizona got first place, increasing from $4,800 to $10,000 between 2006 and 2012.
The WSJ reports that the cost of attending public colleges is rising faster than the cost of private colleges, reflecting reductions in state funding.
Check out the WSJ’s “Price of Admission” series to learn more about the rising costs of higher education in the U.S.
Courtesy of Tax Credits …
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