ERIC Number: ED096920
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
The Higher Cost of a Higher Education: New England Trends 1970-1975.
Melican, Robert L.; Weinstein, Jeffrey L.
This document examines the patterns and statistical data concerning the rising costs of undergraduate education in New England. Chapter 1, higher education costs in New England, concerns comparative costs, student costs and the Consumer Price index, and a definition of costs. Chapter 2, total student costs 1970-80, reviews trends and projections 1970-1978, student costs and the impact of inflation, total costs at public and private institutions, and total costs among the states. Chapter 3, student tuition costs, 1970-75, presents tuition costs and institutional finances, rising tuition costs, the impact of inflation, the differential between public and private institutions, tuition charges by type of institution, tuition charges among the states, and price competition within the states. Chapter 4, student room and board charges, 1970-1975, reviews living costs defined, room and board as an element of total costs, the differential at public and private institutions, average room and board charges in constant dollars, room and board charges by type of institution, and room and board costs by state. (MJM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New England Board of Higher Education, Wellesley, MA.