The High Cost of Higher Ed

Planet Money released a great podcast yesterday looking at what undergraduate students are really paying for in their ballooning five figure tuition bills. Ultimately, as much as these schools provide for students in terms of campus amenities, sought after professors, and financial aid, a quarter of a million dollars for a 4-year degree is a tough sell, even at a prestigious university. Plus, are undergrads really the ones benefitting from most of these amenities? Lots of interesting points on both sides of the argument. Check it out here.