Only around 10 percent of ninth graders correctly estimated the
cost of one year at a public four-year college in their state,
according to new data.
Students’ forecasts were off by an average of $10,500, and
parents by $8,800.
Here’s how to find out what you will actually pay.
Most parents and students are in the dark about how much college
That’s the main takeaway from the latest data in an ongoing
study by the National Center for Education Statistics, part
of the Education Department’s research division.