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With the cost of attending a four-year college easily inching into the six figures these days, you might be tempted to dip into your retirement savings to help cover your child's education. But doing so could be a costly mistake.
Student loan debt is continuing to pile up on America's college graduates, averaging $29,400 per student last year.
After years of criticism over fraudulent claims, high costs, and shady recruiting practices, for-profit colleges like the University of Phoenix and Strayer Education have seen declines in enrollment and have been forced to slash tuition.
Harvard faces pressure from increased cost for salaries and benefits at a time when federal government is cutting back grants.
While some applaud College Abacus' cost comparison site for its ease of use and transparency, others say it is trying to profit from colleges' proprietary information -- and several schools have blocked it from accessing their prices.
While millions of Americans are drowning in student loan debt, some students are actually graduating with thousands of extra dollars to burn -- thanks to scholarships and aid that exceeded their college costs.
These colleges carry the highest price tags in the nation, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.
In-state tuition at public four-year colleges averaged $8,900 for the 2013-2014 academic year, an increase of just 2.9%, the College Board reported Wednesday. That's a dramatic slowdown from the previous decade's average annual growth rate of 8%, and the smallest increase since 1975.
Early college admission deadlines are here, but issues with the Common Application are threatening to derail the whole process.
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