UConn Affordability: Research Results Mixed

STORRS, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) _ A group of non-partisan researchers went before a legislative committee Friday to report the results of a study on the affordability of a UConn education for in-state students.

The study had three main findings:
1. Affordability has declined overall.
2. UConn compares well to other flagships and peers for the most part.
3. Affordability compared to other universities could mean that prices are still burdensome for families.

It’s become tougher to go to UConn for low- and middle-income families, less so for high-income students.

Possible factors: Students who need financial aid are getting less and less of it; and the school’s endowment fund is less than that of comparative schools, meaning students have to make up for rising costs.

To get more details, visit ctmirror.com


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