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Why do we care?

The rising cost of a college

How the
education along with the current
near necessity of it has led to the
What now? rising cost of
national student debt to be of 1.2
trillion dollars. a college
32% of students report education
~Scholarship America
periodically neglecting their
studies because of the money affects
they owe.
~Office of Student Access and
31% of 22- to 30-year-old
college dropouts stated their
major reason for leaving college onate.aspx
was their inability to afford the
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60% of college dropouts had no of schools and scholarships
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Cost of Utep
The cost college education has
risen, financial aid opportunities
Acceptance rate: 99.9%
students have not followed suit (2014)
Which has cause the pressure of Graduation rate: 38.8 %
Of Americans claim they affording college to fall on the (2014)
can't afford college shoulders of students and their
Enrollment rate: 53.2%
education. (2014)
Nearly half of all full-time
40% of low-income working college students are
students who are accepted to working enough hours to hurt their
college dont actually make it academic achievement and the 86% of students receive aid
to school and around 60% of overall quality of their education. 67% get federal aid ($4,915
students worry about having avg)
enough money to pay for 56% get state aid ($5,167
school avg)
50% are concerned about 32% get institutional aid
paying their monthly survival ($2,064 avg)
expenses. 41% get loans ($4,534 avg)