College costs to increase for women, men at $100K cost

University of Maine, Fairfield University and Marquette University have all increased their average tuition rates this year. 

According to the Higher Education Cost Index, the cost of attending a four-year university increased by $4,000, or 4.7%, in 2016. 

It means students are paying $100,000 more than they were in 2015, and are paying an additional $10,000 in fees.

The index tracks tuition fees and fees charged by all institutions, as well as fees charged to students. 

Tuition at these universities rose by 3.6% in 2016 compared to 2015, while at the other institutions, the average tuition rate was up 1.9%. 

“These are the highest rates for a four year institution in the country,” the report states. 

However, it notes that higher tuition rates for students at some other schools, like the University of Wisconsin-Madison, were lower than at other schools. 

“The average tuition for students attending the University for-profit sector was $27,946 in 2016, according to the report,” according to The Washington Post. 

 The report also notes that tuition rates at other private institutions also rose in 2016 and 2017, although the trend was not as strong. 

There were also increases at the University at Buffalo, the University Of Alabama, the College Of William and Mary, and the University and College Of New Jersey. 

At the University College London, the tuition rate rose by 4.1%. 

At universities in the US, the rate increased by 1.3% in 2017. 

As a whole, the index also found that tuition at public universities in 2016 increased by 9.2%, while the cost at private universities in 2015 increased by 14.2%. 

The index’s findings show that students who earn $100k or more in annual earnings are paying more in tuition and fees than students earning less than $100. 

Students at the top end of the income scale are paying the highest amount, while students in the bottom half of the scale are the least affected by tuition increases. 

While the cost per year at private institutions may be higher than at the universities with the most students, it is still significantly lower than what it costs to attend a four or five year university. 

Some of the largest increases in tuition rates are being seen at the two most expensive private universities, the Ohio University and the George Mason University. 

The George Mason university increased its average tuition by 9%. 

Students paying $50,000 or more per year, are paying 6.5% more than their peers at other universities. 

A full analysis of the data can be found at the report’s link.

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