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College Tuition: What You See Is Not What You Get

By Morgan Housel - Apr 5, 2013 at 4:11PM

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The permanent sale on higher education.

We've all heard it: College tuition is monstrously expensive and growing more so by the year.

And it's true. But what you see -- the sticker price of tuition -- is often far different from what students actually pay after subtracting scholarships and grants.

In this video, Fool analysts Morgan Housel and Matt Koppenheffer share some data showing how the much-hyped tuition bubble may be exaggerated.

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