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Over the last decade, tuition has increased 3.5% per year.
For today’s students, 2 years at community college plus 2 years at a private university will cost around $80,000.
But in 18 years, you can expect to pay around $148,000.
A 4-year degree from an in-state public school costs around $41,000 today, but in 18 years will be around $76,000.
A bachelor’s degree from a private university costs around $141,000 today, but in 18 years it will cost $262,000.
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