Visualization on How the undergraduate tuition has increased over the years

Average undergraduate tuition and fees and room and board rates

Source: http://nces.ed.gov/

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These figures are inflation adjusted and look how just the tuition fees have increased compared to the Dorm and Board rates

Now comparing the rate increase for 2-year program

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So for the 2 year program, the board rates have remained at the same level compared to the dorm rates.

Now check out the interesting graph for 4 year program below

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Comparing the slope of 2 year Board rates to the 4 year Board rates, the 4 year has significant increase

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If price of meals is same for both programs then both 4 year and 2 year programs should have the same slope. So why is the 4 year slope different than 2 year?

Now, let see about the Dorm rates

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And finally the 4 year vs 2 year Tuition rates

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Here is the data table for the above visualization

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