How affordable are Idaho’s colleges and universities, compared to the competition? The conventional wisdom, of course, holds that Idaho remains a higher education bargain, despite continued tuition and fee increases and a rather modest portfolio of state-offered scholarships. And a rough glance at the feds’ new college scorecard — touted by President Barack Obama during his State of the Union address — appears to bear out the conventional wisdom. Users can search the scorecard site on several dollars-and-cents metrics, such as graduates’ student loan debt and default rates/Kevin Richert, IdahoEDNews. More here.
Question: Did you or your kids attend college/university in Idaho? Do you consider that education to be a good bargain?