2017 State of the Commonwealth Report
The typical public four-year university has increased its published tuition and fees two to four times as rapidly as the consumer price index. Have reductions in state appropriations driven these increases or are they a result of administrative proliferation, new amenities and the lack of firm control on tuition and fees by the Commonwealth? We estimate the costs and consequences.
Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University, "Part 5: Affordability and Access in Virginia Public Higher Education" (2017). State of the Commonwealth Reports. 15.