Why are college costs so high?

Mar 4, 2013

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Over the past 30 years, the cost of getting a college degree increased twelve-fold, according to Bloomberg News. In this conversation we look into why and how that happened. We also explore how state law in Missouri limiting the amount of tuition increases affects the finances and quality of education at our state's institutions of higher learning.

Tery Donelson, assistant vice president for enrollment management, Columbia College
Nikki Krawitz, vice president for finance and administration, University of Missouri system
Tim Rooney, former budget director, University of Missouri