Tuition for incoming George Washington University freshmen will increase by 3 percent in the fall to $40,392, maintaining the school's position as one of the most expensive in the country to attend.
Between tuition, room and board and fees, the total cost of attending GWU climbed to $50,660 in 2007-2008. The university's board of directors agreed Friday to ramp up financial aid efforts and introduce other price control measures to bring the soaring tab under control.
Here is a quote from GWU President Steven Knapp:
"The affordability of higher education is a pressing concern for American families. "We are committed to moderating overall costs and to preserving the benefits and predictability that our fixed-tuition program offers students and their families."
What a bunch of horseshit! Fees at the University of Toronto for students in the Arts and Science program is a reasonable $5,550, Law school is $20,000 and Medical school is $18,000. That leaves enough for a nice week in Florida during Reading Week.