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Why college has become so expensive in the U.S.

A student walks toward Royce Hall on the campus of University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) in Los Angeles, California on March 11, 2020. (Robyn Beck /AFP via Getty Images)
A student walks toward Royce Hall on the campus of University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) in Los Angeles, California on March 11, 2020. (Robyn Beck /AFP via Getty Images)

Chronicle of Higher Education senior writer Lee Gardner joins Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd to discuss the reasons why college is so expensive in the United States, including declining government support for state schools and private colleges that prioritize educational mission over efficiency.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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