Affordability: Family Incomes and Net Prices at Highly Selective Private Colleges and Universities
Working from the financial aid records of individual students at 28 highly selective private colleges and universities, we were able to calculate both the price the low-income students at these schools actually pay for a year’s education,net of financial aid grants, and how the schools differentiate net price in recognition of their students’ different family incomes—their pricing policies.
|Date of creation:||Oct 2003|
|Date of revision:||Jan 2004|
|Publication status:||Published in Journal of Human Resources, Fall 2005, v. 40, iss. 4, pp. 769-90|
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