To read The Burlington Free Press article, click here. ALSO: The average cost of an education at a four-year private college was more expensive in Massachusetts than anywhere else in the country, according to the College Board's annual "Trends in College Pricing" report. The cost of tuition and fees for the 2008-09 academic year averaged $32,592 in the Bay State, edging out Connecticut, where the cost was $31,914, and far outstripping the national average of $25,143.
To read The Boston Globe article, click here. ALSO: In the hypercompetitive world of higher education, a top ranking in national surveys is zealously sought. But during this moment of deep economic anxiety, Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, N.Y., finds itself No. 1 in an inopportune category: the nation’s most expensive school. With students paying $53,166 per year for tuition, room and board, Sarah Lawrence, a liberal arts school of 1,200 with 42 acres of Tudor-style buildings, edged out George Washington University and New York University as the priciest school in America, according to a report this week by the College Board. To read The New York Times article, click here.