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David Levine

Research Scientist, University of Tennessee

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Are private universities worth the money for a bachelor's degree?

The average cost of getting a bachelor's degree has steadily grown since the 1980's. With many private universities costing 2-5 times the cost of public universities, are there really benefits for the majority of students? Or are there minimal differences between the two? Can student get as much out of a state university as a private one if they just work at it?

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    Apr 17 2014: I have to agree with most of this but where are the mentors for these students if not in College?

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