How The Economy Affects Where Students Attend College [Infographic]

The recession economy has strained both students and institutions alike. As tuition and fees continue to skyrocket for all universities, in-state options with “discounted” price tags seem all the more appealing to residents feeling strapped for cash.

However, state institutions have suffered massive funding cuts and, instead of looking to accommodate this influx of in-state applicants, are actually placing heavy emphasis on out-of-state students for the additional revenue they provide.

Thanks to a new infographic from Course Hero, it’s easy to measure just how students think about in-state versus out-of-state colleges. Click the infographic to zoom. Click here for printable PDF version.