Study: Ohio one of the least affordable states for college in the U.S.

Autoplay:Ad will start in 5Skip ad00:00Fullscreenx COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati State are entering a new partnership in hopes of making college more affordable. Ohio ranks 45th of 50 states in college affordability according to a Vanderbilt University study, a major challenge given that leaders across many sectors of Ohio say the key to future success is building a more educated workforce. Philanthropy Ohio spotlighted three key problems in a report and public event Thursday at the Statehouse, the Dayton Daily News reported. First, Ohio allocates less of its state and federal expenditures toward higher education, with state appropriations per student about $1,900 below the national average. Second, despite significant recent improvements, tuition at Ohio colleges is 11 percent higher than the national average for four-year public schools, and 14...

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