Provinces pursuing two-tier tuition fee policies: study

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September 10, 2014 | National Office

OTTAWA—The average cost of tuition and compulsory fees for Canadian undergraduate students will rise by almost 13% over the next four years, from $6,885 this fall to an estimated $7,755 in 2017-18, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA).

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Tier for Two: Managing the Optics of Provincial Tuition Fee Policies
AUTHOR(S): David Macdonald Erika Shaker
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
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This study looks at trends in tuition and compulsory fees in Canada since 1993, projects fees for each province for the next four years, and ranks the provinces on affordability for median- and low-income families using a Cost of Learning Index. It estimates the average cost of tuition and compulsory fees for Canadian undergraduate students will rise by almost 13% over the next four years, from $6,885 this fall to an estimated $7,755 in 2017-18.

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