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Title:  What Students Pay for College: Changes in Net Price of College Attendance Between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
Description: The report examines the most recent trends in the net price of college attendance (price includes tuition, living expenses and other nontuition costs), analyzing changes in various measures of net price between 1992-93 and 1999-2000. Price changes are reported for full-time students attending different types of institutions, and trends are reported for low- middle- and high-income students. Despite increases in tuition, once all grant aid combined (including federal, state and institutional aid) was subtracted from the total price of attendance, low-income students did not pay a higher price on average in 1999-2000 than they did in 1992-93. In almost all cases, however, middle- and high-income students did pay more on average to attend in 1999-2000 than in 1992-93.
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Cover Date: September 2002
Web Release: September 30, 2002
Print Release: November 21, 2002
Publication #: NCES 2002174
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Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Laura Horn, Christina Chang Wei, Ali Berker
Type of Product: Statistical Analysis Report
Survey/Program Areas: National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS)
Postsecondary Education Descriptive Analysis Reports (PEDAR)
Keywords:
Financing
Higher education
Postsecondary education
Student financial aid
Questions: For questions about the content of this Statistical Analysis Report, please contact:
Aurora M. D'Amico.
 
 
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