Essay about The Cost Of Higher Education

1596 Words Apr 8th, 2016 7 Pages
When the hats are thrown in the air and all are in final realization, they have finished and accomplished a dream they’ve so longed for: graduating college. After all the hard work, the all nighters, and the sacrifices made, they have made it up to this moment: where all was paid off. This is something students should experience because it is a one in a lifetime experience. College education is an important experience people should encounter at some point in their lives, but as the increase of its cost is going up, it is getting unreasonable for people to pay. Therefore the cost of higher education should be reduced to a more reasonable cost.
Over the past generations the rise of college education has increased a lot. Tuition pays for the education, the professors, the books and other fees involved. In a recent study, according to the College Board,“The average cost of tuition and fees for the 2015–2016 school year was $32,405 at private colleges, $9,410 for state residents at public colleges, and $23,893 for out-of-state residents attending public universities” (College Data). “These Published tuition and fees rose about 3% from last year even though the government reports there has been basically no inflation in the rest of the economy over the past 12 months” (Clark). This is all showing how much college cost is growing. As it rises each year it is starting to cause less people to get a degree and becoming a more important issue in our society today. College has…

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