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5 Reasons Why We Shouldn't Eliminate Tuition

Tuition isn't all bad

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1. Helps Universities With Resources

Tuition helps universities buy books, computers, helps better the classrooms for students to have a better learning environment and better resources for them to get the most out of their learning experience.
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Tuition helps universities buy books, computers, helps better the classrooms for students to have a better learning environment and better resources for them to get the most out of their learning experience.

2. Strains Government Budget

Government would have to use federal money from their budget to help fund colleges, which means they would have less money for roads or infrastructures in their own cities and states.
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Government would have to use federal money from their budget to help fund colleges, which means they would have less money for roads or infrastructures in their own cities and states.

3. Harder For Taxpayers

If college tuition was completely eliminated, taxpayers would be paying all the money for students to go to college, even if they don't have a child of their own.
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If college tuition was completely eliminated, taxpayers would be paying all the money for students to go to college, even if they don't have a child of their own.

4. Germany Tried It But It Didn't Work

German universities tried the idea of free college, which did help enrollment go up by 22%, but the cost of higher education went up 37% for taxpayers.
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German universities tried the idea of free college, which did help enrollment go up by 22%, but the cost of higher education went up 37% for taxpayers.

5. Graduation Rate

Students can have free tuition with federal grants, but only 1/3 of students actually graduate in their anticipated graduation year.
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Students can have free tuition with federal grants, but only 1/3 of students actually graduate in their anticipated graduation year.

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