One way to shrink the cost of college is to never show up.
A story in The New York Times today reports that an increasing number of college students are taking online classes because of the high price of gasoline. With at least 79% of college students living off campus, the exploding price of gas can gut budgets. There obviously are no commuting costs when you learn calculus at your computer.
Lynn O’Shaughnessy is the author of The College Solution.