Skyrocketing College Costs: Northeastern University Joins $50K Club

BOSTON (CBS) – Northeastern University has joined a growing list of Massachusetts Schools that cost more than $50,000.

For 2011-2012, tuition, room, and board at Northeastern will cost $51,012. That’s a 4% increase from this year.

Northeastern says it plans to increase financial aid options.

Thare are now more than a dozen colleges in Massachusetts that charge more than $50,000 a year to attend.

Right up at the top of the list are Boston College, which charges $55,415, and Boston University, which has a price tag of $53,558.


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