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9. Prior to WW2 only the well-to-do sent their kids to college. Another Republican

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  -Tufts University has just announced new tuition rates. $51088!! Paper Roses  Nov-03-09 03:46 PM   #0 
  - Does that come with the complimentary KY Lube!?  Craftsman   Nov-03-09 03:48 PM   #1 
  - Stunning - this is per year?  aint_no_life_nowhere   Nov-03-09 03:50 PM   #2 
  - I'm guessing the outlay for textbooks is more than that..  left coaster   Nov-03-09 03:53 PM   #3 
  - That's $204,352 for 4 years!  Brigid   Nov-03-09 03:53 PM   #4 
  - Right!  SammyWinstonJack   Nov-03-09 03:58 PM   #7 
  - That seems to be the point -- price higher ed out of most people's reach  FiveGoodMen   Nov-03-09 04:38 PM   #15 
     - Exactly right.  SammyWinstonJack   Nov-03-09 04:58 PM   #16 
  - Prior to WW2 only the well-to-do sent their kids to college. Another Republican  Bobbieo   Nov-03-09 04:03 PM   #9 
     - +1 nt  SammyWinstonJack   Nov-03-09 04:08 PM   #11 
  - VERY possible that does NOT include anything other than tuition. "Fees" can add another  T Wolf   Nov-03-09 03:54 PM   #5 
  - As in most everything...  SammyWinstonJack   Nov-03-09 04:00 PM   #8 
  - What percentage of European youth go to the universities?  Zywiec   Nov-04-09 07:07 AM   #33 
  - If you are poor - university is paid for...For four years.  Jkid   Nov-03-09 05:08 PM   #21 
  - I know at least one Romney went there  rurallib   Nov-03-09 03:56 PM   #6 
  - Both my university degrees combined didn't come close to that. Ow. (nt)  Posteritatis   Nov-03-09 04:03 PM   #10 
  - Not that surprising  david_vincent   Nov-03-09 04:08 PM   #12 
  - Only Goldman/Morgan Execs' Kids need apply - Bonus Brats . . .  TomClash   Nov-03-09 04:16 PM   #13 
  - If 52K is a problem, the obvious solution is not to attend Tufts.  aikoaiko   Nov-03-09 04:29 PM   #14 
  - Go to your local Enormous State University instead.  DavidDvorkin   Nov-03-09 04:58 PM   #17 
  - Check out the many various fees at U-Mass- trying to find the actual cost  canoeist52   Nov-04-09 07:28 AM   #35 
     - I know about Umass fees, my daughter graduated from there.  Paper Roses   Nov-04-09 11:07 AM   #40 
  - The Public Option...  whoneedstickets   Nov-03-09 05:02 PM   #18 
  - "They dont want well informed, well educated people capable of critical thinking.  Greyhound   Nov-03-09 05:03 PM   #19 
  - I figured that out when the backwater town where I lived spent $25 million on a new police palace  tXr   Nov-03-09 06:08 PM   #29 
  - wow...they must be trying to go broke...  Blue_Tires   Nov-03-09 05:06 PM   #20 
  - That sound you heard?  BolivarianHero   Nov-03-09 05:10 PM   #22 
  - Why, beacuse the small percentage of Europeans  Zywiec   Nov-04-09 07:10 AM   #34 
  - I wish we had the kind of education system where college is "free." *sigh*  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-03-09 05:36 PM   #23 
  - Years ago, Tufts was affiliated with the Unitarian Church  KamaAina   Nov-03-09 05:42 PM   #24 
  - What, you can't  Libertas1776   Nov-03-09 05:46 PM   #25 
  - I don't think anyone has to "face" this. They can always attend  TwilightGardener   Nov-03-09 05:50 PM   #26 
  - Simply not worth it.  rug   Nov-03-09 05:51 PM   #27 
  - Higher education is the next big bubble to collapse on itself, like real estate, IMO.  Brickbat   Nov-03-09 05:53 PM   #28 
  - Whoa! I went to school there in the seventies.  Kat45   Nov-04-09 12:17 AM   #30 
  - You figure education is an investment, typically landing the graduate with a comfortable job after  fujiyama   Nov-04-09 12:28 AM   #31 
  - I agree with your assessment of the vocational schools.  Paper Roses   Nov-04-09 07:00 AM   #32 
  - A parent would do better to take that money and send their kid to India  The Backlash Cometh   Nov-04-09 08:07 AM   #36 
  - Tufts probably has a "foundation" that pays some tuition for most of the students  Kolesar   Nov-04-09 08:22 AM   #37 
  - unfortunately, the only people who can attend Tufts is the wealthy  carlyhippy   Nov-04-09 08:37 AM   #38 
     - Check off the 'financial' aid request box and you're put in the 'b' pile. nt  Captain Hilts   Nov-04-09 09:28 AM   #39 

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