Author | Carey C. Manzolillo, MBA

Understanding the cost of Higher Ed

June 14, 2019

Did you know that while advertised tuition continues to rise, the actual price that students pay for tuition and fees at private, nonprofit four-year colleges has gone down nearly five percent over the last decade?

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Though most Albright students (60 percent) begin among the lowest family income percentile, they fare among the highest earners of selective private colleges after graduation. Eighteen percent of Albright students move up at least two or more socioeconomic quintiles — among the highest movement compared to Pennsylvania schools and selective private colleges across the nation.

 

> Explore the public and hidden costs of higher education in the spring 2019 edition of the Albright Reporter.