...nearly 70 percent of students attending four-year schools pay less than $8,000 for tuition and fees per year? After grants are taken into consideration, the net price the average undergraduate pays for a college education is significantly lower than the published tuition and fees.
About 50 percent of students attending four-year colleges pay less than $6,000 for tuition and fees per year.
About three quarters of students attending public four-year colleges pay less than $6,000 for tuition and fees per year.
Only about 5 percent of all students attend colleges where tuition and fees total $24,000 or higher per year.
and just to let my mom and dad know that I've been listening
According to U.S. Census Bureau statistics, people with a bachelor's degree earn over 70 percent more on average than those with only a high school diploma? Over a lifetime, the gap in earning potential between a high school diploma and a B.A. (or higher) is more than $1,000,000.
These make saving for college and the prices I'll have to pay seem a little less daunting.