Charting The Insanely High (And Rapidly Rising) Cost Of College | Co.Exist: World changing ideas and innovation

Since 1978, the cost of attending college in America has increased 1,120 percent. And as you can see in this infrographic the financial model for higher education looks broken, as tuition costs are rising faster than inflation. This infographic breaks down the small fortunes that students are investing in their academic lives—implicitly asking why it has to be this way, and explicitly advising future students on how to minimize their debt.

» via Fast Company High-res

Charting The Insanely High (And Rapidly Rising) Cost Of College | Co.Exist: World changing ideas and innovation

Since 1978, the cost of attending college in America has increased 1,120 percent. And as you can see in this infrographic the financial model for higher education looks broken, as tuition costs are rising faster than inflation. This infographic breaks down the small fortunes that students are investing in their academic lives—implicitly asking why it has to be this way, and explicitly advising future students on how to minimize their debt.

» via Fast Company

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