I feel college tuition is way too high in the United States for most families in today’s economy. Over half of the students going into college show some concern with how to pay for college. The amount of college graduate debt is rapidly increasing. Also, the little amount of jobs available because of the high unemployment rate, are having a harder time paying off debt. Even though the students can get loans and financial aid. Although some claim that higher education is still worth it, with higher unemployment rates and tuition is still increasing it makes it harder and harder to pay off.
Most states are needing to make a cut in their budget. As a result of this, tuition is rising and major changes to colleges keep happening. Some of these changes are: more students to professors ratio, fewer classes but are bigger, and less jobs on campus that normally help support students pay for college and dorms and housing. The changes can decide whether a student goes to college or not. College tuition can average an increase of 6% a year. The cost of tuition can stop a student from going there dream college or any at all.
Also, as a result of the debt that states are in its cut college finance aid. Up to around the 1980’s colleges paid for almost 70% of students fees with financial aid. Now it is lower than 40% Phillips2 . .
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