College Is So Expensive That Students Are Going Hungry

“It’s no secret that college is an expensive prospect. With the average yearly cost of tuition ranging from $10,440 for a four-year, in-state public college to a staggering $36,880 for a four-year private school, countless students are stretching themselves thin financially to swing an education. But a survey released earlier this year by Temple University revealed a potentially shocking statistic: 45% of students from more than 100 academic institutions had experienced food insecurity during the 30-day period leading up to the study. And that’s disturbing on many levels.”

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