Cost of college in La. skyrockets according to new report - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Cost of college in La. skyrockets according to new report

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Louisiana’s colleges have students reaching deep into their pocket books in order to afford tuition.

According to a new report from the College Board, the cost has skyrocketed more than any other state in the past five years. Still, the cost of college in Louisiana remains below the national average.

Leaders blame the tuition hikes on sharp cuts in state funding. To read the full report, click here.

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