FACTORS TO CONSIDER • Type of College • Distance • Room and Board • Cost of car/transportation • Tuition and Financial Aid Granted .

870 Fees $2. 1 stop) GGggfjjf Grey Hound Bus $57.199 $12.946 .5 hours Out of state resident $16.199 Room and Board.109 $2.$374.946 Transporation.00(plane one way.00 one way 3.SUNY BINGHAMTON * Public State University In State Resident Tuition-$5.$12.

Locked in Rate: New Fall 2013 UG • • $19. • • $1.175 per term Voluntary 4 yr.625 per term • Part-time Undergraduate. 199-level and below courses.200 per credit hour • 199-level and below Undergraduate charge for Full-time students taking more than 17 credits • $1.00 Monthly .200 • • per credit hour over 17 credits Transportation LIRR $242.HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY • Private university Undergraduate Tuition Full-Time Tuition: Fall UG (12-17 credits) • • • $18.

100.00 Monthly Metro-Card .00 per semester Transportation: $112.QUEENSBOUROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE Tuition Full-Time 12-18 credits/tuition units Residents of New York City who are: Matriculated Students $2.

000 Room & Board (most plans) Incidentals (estimated) Meals at Home/Meals On Campus (estimated) TOTAL EXPENSES $0 $3.846 $13.136 $51.946 $0 $61.970 $940 Resident $43.000 $43.BOSTON UNIVERSITY Commuter Tuition Fees Other Expenses Books & Supplies (estimated) $1.800 $2.970 $940 $1.476 .620 $1.

• Some low income students will be a first generation college student.ECONOMIC INEQUALITY IN EDUCATION • Low income students do worse on standardized test than higher income students • High Income students can afford SAT prep course. these students lack guidance in applying and suffer more stress because their parents are ignorant about the college application process. . this puts other students at a major disadvantage. • The higher a student scores on the SAT the higher their chances are in getting accepted into college • A vast majority of low income students come from immigrating families that do not understand English enough to help their children learn.

• In some cases donations by people help fund education.HOW EDUCATION IS FUNDED • Education is funded in part through tax payers • The government allots a certain amount of money towards education. For example last year people donated money to prevent the January regents from being canceled due to a lack of money. .

PAYING FOR COLLEGE There are many ways to pay for college • Financial Aid through the FAFSA • Scholarships • Grants such as the Pell Grant • Unsubsidized and subsidized Loans • Merit based scholarships awarded by the college • Personal and family savings • Obtaining a work study program .