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Old 06-04-2010, 03:55 PM   #41
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Old 06-04-2010, 09:13 PM   #42
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Old 06-04-2010, 10:23 PM   #43
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Our ratios are still around 7:1 or 8:1 for undergrad, which is why I could not easily justify a private U. Maybe edging up to the 3:1 or even 2:1 range for some professional schools. State taxes are pretty high though, so we pay for the education one way or the other. The tuition itself is so cheap that it is dwarfed by living costs, books, extracurricular stuff, etc.

Yes, I hope states can keep up the quality of education at State U's. For many people, my family included, they have served as a springboard to allow us to jump a couple notches up the ladder.
My apology for speaking inexactly. I should have written As tuition increases the TOTAL cost ratio is 2 or 3 to 1 I agree there is little difference in the "other costs"

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