International Student Fees On the Rise
November 5th, 2012 by Jennifer Frankel
It should come as no surprise that the cost of higher education in the United States is at an all-time high. Even for domestic students costs have risen, on average, 6.2% a year over the last twenty years and international students are all too aware. International students, in general, are required to pay out-of-state tuition even at public universities and they may also have additional fees on top of this.
Thus the news that international student fees are also on the rise no doubt comes as unwelcome news. As a recent report from U.S.News & World Report indicates, however, not only is there a reason for these fees but also – more importantly – a significant benefit. Read the rest of this entry »