Public Universities Relying More on Tuition Than State Money

"Ashley said she chose the state flagship both because she believed that public universities offered the best education and because she thought it would be cheaper than Allison’s choice, a small Baptist university where the published tuition is twice as much. But thanks to generous financial aid, Allison is paying less. And even with a campus job and a $5,000 state scholarship, Ashley struggles to make ends meet, worries about her student loans and is increasingly nervous about tuition increases."

Public Universities Relying More on Tuition Than State Money