Unformatted text preview: colleges and universities. Wealthy institutions have far more donative resources with which to subsidize their students than do poor ones. The average school in the top decile gives each student a subsidy of nearly $22,800 a year from donative resources – to support a $28,500 education - while the average school at the bottom gives each student a $1,800 subsidy to help pay for a $7,900 education. One result is that the student at the bottom actually pays a higher net dollar price than the student at the top....
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- Fall '10
- Economics, Ratio, donative resources, price/cost ratio