Study: Fast-rising room and board costs worsen college affordability problem
The Hechinger Report
JANUARY 31, 2017
. The narrowing of access to college is being driven as much by higher-than-inflation increases in on-campus food, housing, and other costs as it is by rising tuition and fees, a new study contends. In 2003, paying for a dorm cost students 29 percent less than it did to live off campus.