Families Carry Heavier Tuition Load as Funding Falls

As state funding for higher education decreases, more of the burden of the cost of education is shifting to students and their families. A recent article describes the reasons for and implications of this shift.

Rita Kirshstein, AIR managing director and Delta Cost Project director, discusses how families can adjust to increasing college costs in the Tampa Bay Online article. AIR conducts the analytic work of the Delta Cost Project, a nationally recognized effort for monitoring and identifying revenue and spending trends in public and private higher education.

infographic showing rising cost of education