CYOA – 100 Word Rant: Why is College so Expensive??

By: Sophia Fakhouri

It is a well known fact that the cost of attending a university is quite unreasonable. According to New York Times, tuition at public universities has nearly quadrupled as of 2014. The average cost of attending a California State University per year is approximately 23,000! If you think that is over your budget, private universities are practically double that amount! Why is this? Sandy Baum of the Urban Institute says that universities aren’t charging more to better educate students, they are compensating for lost state funding. Don’t we want an educated generation? If so, why make it almost unattainable?(100 Words)