Illustrating the Student Debt Crisis

The cost of college tuition has been rising stupidly fast in the US. Over the last 35 years, it’s up more than 1,100%. During the same period, the Consumer Price Index–a broad gauge of the level of prices in the US–is up about 260%.

Matt Phillips posted a series of charts at Quartz explaining the student debt crisis, but really, saying that college tuition has been “rising stupidly fast” pretty much sums it up.



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