Study: Per-Credit Costs Drop in Florida

A new survey of programs in Florida’s public university system reveals that per-credit costs for undergraduate degrees fell more than 15% between 1999 and 2013, according to Campus Technology.

The report, compiled by faculty researchers from the University of Chicago and Yale University, suggests that majors in STEM fields like engineering and health saw the greatest decreases over the measured period, nearly 40%. But these were also among the most expensive programs per student, costing over $39,100 to produce graduates at rates more than 200% more costly than peer programs in the liberal arts and social sciences.

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