Yearly Archives: 2014

Increases in textbooks costs lead students to opt out

By Cindy Petchak   Although it’s not easy to take a college course without buying the textbook, some students are opting to take classes without making the purchase, according to a recent survey of university college students. In a survey of more than 2,000 college students in 33 states and 156 different campuses, the U.S. […]

College costs are increasing, study says

By Cindy Petchak   Although more students are getting help from scholarships and tax breaks, the net cost of college is continuing to rise, according to a report released Wednesday.   The sticker price of studying and living on campus at the average public university rose 5.4% for in-state students, or about $1,100, to $21,447 […]