What College Costs: Breaking Down the Numbers

College tuition keeps going up, but not by much. http://cnnmon.ie/1OocGw0
  1. Average sticker price for tuition, room and board at an in-state public college
    $19,548
  2. Average sticker price for tuition, room and board at an out-of-state public college
    $34,031
  3. Average sticker price for tuition, room and board at a private college
    $43,921
  4. Average sticker price for tuition, room and board at a two-year community college
    $11,438
  5. Average sticker price for tuition, room and board at a for-profit college
    $15,610 (tuition and fees only)
  6. Average net price (what a student actually pays after receiving scholarships and grant money) for tuition, room and board
    At an-state at public college: $14,120, at a private college: $26,400, and at a two-year community college: $7,160
  7. The average loan debt for borrowers who graduated from public schools in 2014
    $25,500
  8. The average loan debt for borrowers who graduated from private schools in 2014
    $30,200