Tuition costs & borrowing growth slows, but total of student debt still on the rise

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(From RedAlertPolitics.com):

By Ashley Dobson

A variety of new reports out this week found that the rise of college tuition costs and borrowing rates has slowed, but the nation’s collective student loan debt is still on the rise.

The College Board released its annual Trends in College Prices and Trends in Student Aid reports and found that college prices are still climbing, but they’re doing so at a slower rate.

Average published tuition and fees for full-time in-state students at public four-year colleges increased 2.9 percent from 2013-14 to 2014-15. At two-year colleges it increased 3.3 percent and at private nonprofit colleges, it increased by 3.7 percent.  CONTINUE READING HERE

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