Community College Costs Skyrocket As Income Stagnates

A new report from the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education found community college costs have risen dramatically over the last decade, dramatically outpacing inflation and income growth. “From 1999 to 2009, median household income, adjusted for inflation, rose 6 percent statewide while tuition at public two-year colleges increased 94.4 percent,” the report shows.

Sean Savett