Cost is #1 college worry

Stanford is the number one dream college for students and parents with Harvard in second, according to the Princeton Review’s annual  conducts our annual College Hopes and Worries survey. Respondents are readers “Best Colleges” guidebook readers and users of the Princeton Review website.

 The number one worry is college costs.

Half of students and parents say the biggest benefit of earning a college diploma will be a better job and higher income, while the rest are split between “education” and “exposure to new ideas.”

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  1. Stacy in NJ says:

    These cost expectations seem really low to me. A state school in Jersey (Rutgers) with in-state tuition living as a resident is around 25k per year.

    My oldest is looking at state schools in other states because out of state tuition is only marginally more expensive than Rutgers.