You had to scroll all the way down to find it, didn't you? These per capita figures equate to $3,417 per student compared to a national average of $9,082. The American Council on Education predicts that Colorado funding of higher ed will reach $0 by 2019.
State funding of higher ed differs from Federal in that the state dollars go to the colleges and universities to be used for operating expenses, among other things. When Colorado decreases the dollars going to the schools, the schools have no choice but to pass on the cost to the consumer, in this case the student.
At Bootstraps, we hope to alleviate this ever-increasing burden on young adults who desire to get ahead in life. To learn more about what we do, click here.