College tuition that costs less than $900 a month?
The costs of obtaining a university degree are high and getting higher: The average cost of tuition for the 2015-2016 academic year was $24,061 for an in-state public school and a whopping $47,831 for a private college, according to Collegedata.com. The soaring price of a university degree has sent parents and students scrambling for cheaper alternatives.
However, those whose parents aren't independently wealthy have low-cost options. Recently, U.S. News and World Report compiled a list of some of the cheapest U.S. institutions available in dollar terms. The following list uses the publication's data and lists them by their respective price tags.
— Posted by Cait Freda, special to CNBC.com
30 May 2016