It’s no secret. College tuition prices keep rising. In some recent articles (What drives up the rising cost of college tuition? and Addressing the rising cost of tuition) I discussed the problem in detail, asking the question, “Will it ever end?” In another article on this site (What will the cost of tuition be by… Read More


Whether you are a former college student, a current college student, or you are considering college, you most likely have seen changes in tuition costs through the years. Unfortunately, those costs are on the rise. What does this mean for our own children when it’s time for them to enter through those learning doors of higher education? It’s a scary thought isn’t it? The truth is most likely those costs will be pretty high. Our jobs will be to encourage our children to work hard in school in order to obtain scholarships to help cut those tuition costs on top of college funds.… Read More


The New York Times reported late last year the findings of the College Board’s 2010 annual reports.  As state financing dwindled, four-year public universities increased their published tuition and fees almost 8 percent, to an average of $7,605. When room and board is included, the average in-state student at a public university now pays $16,140… Read More