VIDEO: College Students Try to Explain High Cost of Tuition


It's that time of year when students pack up their bongs and Ouija boards and head back to college. But, boy, is the price of a four-year education expensive in this country - but, why is that?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the cost of college tuition has increased by 1,225% since the late 70s.

So, just what are college administrators spending millions in student fees and donations on? MRCTV traveled to George Mason University to find out if students and their parents had any idea why the cost of college has skyrocketed and what they think could be done to lower the price tag. 

MRCTV Reader,

The media are hard at work weaving a web of confusion, misinformation, and conspiracy surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

This is why MRCTV, a program of the MRC, exists—to broadcast conservative values, culture, politics, expose media bias, and provide entertainment to new and diverse audiences. But we can’t do it alone. We are part of the only organization purely dedicated to this critical

Donate today to help MRCTV continue to produce videos and commentary that are seen far and wide. $25 a month goes a long way.

And now, thanks to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, you can make up to a $300 gift to the 501(c)(3) non-profit organization of your choice and use it as a tax deduction on your 2020 taxes, even if you take the standard deduction on your returns.

— The MRCTV Team



Sign up for MRCTV Daily newsletter to receive the latest videos and commentary.

MRC Merch