Report: Pennsylvania one of the least affordable states for college

(Villiage Voice) A new report has confirmed the suspicions of anyone who has paid for in-state tuition here in Pennsylvania:  The state is one of the least affordable.

It ranked No. 48 in a recent study on college opportunity risk from the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education’s Institute for Research on Higher Education that sought to identify college expenses, barriers to opportunity, affordability, and performance in each state compared to family income.

The report includes a full state-by-state comparison of policies that affect families’ ability to pay for college, breaking down risk by education performance, equity, funding and productivity, and state economy and finances. Read the full story on the Villiage Voice.