Reduce the tuition of America's public colleges

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What is the purpose of going to college? Isn’t it to further the education of America’s next generation in something that they’re passionate about? While this may be the case, it’s pretty difficult to think of the so-called “bright” future when you’ll end up graduating with over $20,000 worth of college debt.

Public Four-Year Tuition Costs in the United States:

1987-1988: $3,190

1997-1998: $4,740

2007-2008: $7,280

2017-2018: $9,970

(213% increase)

Most likely, the student would pay the tuition fee themselves, with much difficulty as the rising cost of higher education has led to a collective $1.4 trillion in student loan debt. In 2012, 71 percent of graduates from four-year colleges carried debt, with students at public schools owing an average of $25,550.

With these thoughts in mind, it’s not surprising that many young Americans choose to not pursue a higher education. Even though financial aid may be provided to some, not every single college attendee is able to be covered by scholarships or aid.

Our goals are:

  1. To bring attention to the high college costs that continue to increase annually
  2. Gain your support in demanding for lower college prices
  3. Lower the tuition of America's public colleges

America’s future doctors, lawyers, business people, and architects lie in the next generation, but the only way to bring these workers out is to give them the education that they need and desire for at a fair and reasonable cost. Without this future generation, the future of America may cease to exist.

There needs to be cheaper or lower cost for the futures of tomorrow. The future lies in the hands of the present. Don’t let them down.