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College Textbook Prices Increasing Faster Than Tuition And Inflation

23 Apr
Education in the United States

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Source: Huffington Post

College textbook prices have increased faster than tuition, health care costs and housing prices, all of which have risen faster than inflation.

College textbook prices are 812 percent higher than they were a little more than three decades ago, the American Enterprise Institute, a think tank, reports. Textbook costs have well outpaced the 559 percent increase in tuition and fees over roughly the same period.

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