Growing out-of-state enrollment at flagship universities could be worsening the student-debt crisis

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “A recent report from the Brookings Institution found that nearly every state flagship university increased its share of out-of-state students from 2002 to 2018, a trend that has contributed to the ballooning of student-loan debt across the country. ‘The Great Student Swap,’ as the study calls it, may have increased the total tuition paid by students at just 16 flagships by roughly $57 billion over the 16-year period.”

View the full article from The Chronicle of Higher Education. [Subscription required.]

Weekly Education Email Newsletter

Our weekly email delivers all the latest news from the world of higher education direct to your inbox.