High school seniors have some big decisions to make before they put on their caps and gowns. And because of tuition hikes in Michigan, these decisions are getting more difficult. Is a high school degree enough? Is college worth investing tens of thousands of dollars?
More than ever, students and their families are struggling to pay college’s price tag. In the past 13 years, tuition rates for Michigan’s 15 public universities have risen, on average, 86 percent.