Limited Means, Limited Options: College Remains Unaffordable for Many Americans

Acts as a guide for what students should expect to pay for college and provides tailored net price data to identify trends across schools for different types of students. The Institute for Higher Education Policy’s research—comparing the Benchmark’s affordability thresholds for 10 theoretical 21st-century students with over 2,000 colleges’ net prices—confirms how unaffordable college has become for many Americans.

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