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College Tuitions Are Up – Check Out The Cheapest Colleges In The U.S.

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Here’s some pretty scary news concerning college tuition – The U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center shows college funding by states dropped a national average of 7% in 2008. And if that isn’t enough, over the next two school years, tuition jumped more than 35% on more than 30 state university campuses.

Here are the top 10 colleges that had some of the highest rates between 2007 and 2010, according to the Department of Education;

1 – Northern New Mexico College — 51%

2 – Florida State College at Jacksonville — 49%

3 – San Diego State* — 47%

4 – Georgia State — 46%

5 – California State* — 46%

6 – Alabama State — 43%

7 – Georgia Institute of Technology — 41%

8 – San Jose State — 39%

9 – California State Polytechnic — 39%

10 – Arizona State — 38%

According to the same source, here are 10 of the cheapest campuses;

1- Sitting Bull College (ND) — $938

2 -South Texas College — $1,317

3- The University of Texas-Pan American — $1,646

4 – Indian River State College (FL) — $2,138

5 – California State University-Dominguez​ Hills — $2,451

6 – California State University-Los Angeles — $3,263

7 – Elizabeth City State University (NC) — $3,335

8 – Palm Beach State College (FL) — $3,490

9 – Haskell Indian Nations University (KS) — $4,302

10 – CUNY Lehman College (NY) — $4,335

There is always full scholarships!

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