College Costs Rise as Financial Aid Falls The cost of college is increasing while financial aid is less available, a new study says. Sixteen states have hiked tuition and fees at public colleges and universities by more than 10 percent over the last year. Hear from NPR's Lynn Neary and Patrick Callan, president of the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education.

College Costs Rise as Financial Aid Falls

College Costs Rise as Financial Aid Falls

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The cost of college is increasing while financial aid is less available, a new study says. Sixteen states have hiked tuition and fees at public colleges and universities by more than 10 percent over the last year. Hear from NPR's Lynn Neary and Patrick Callan, president of the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education.