When is a Private College Worth the Tuition?


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A college that is partially funded by state taxes is called a:

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1. A college that is only funded by tuition and alumni donations is called a:

2. The idea that people who attend prestigious colleges end up in positions of power and will network with other alums from their college is the:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help you assess your knowledge of paying for private college. In order to pass the quiz, you will need to know the characteristics of a private college.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet can help you review:

  • Differences between private colleges and public colleges
  • The perception of attending a private college
  • Paying for private college

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related collegiate lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about paying for private college
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the differences between public colleges and private colleges

Additional Learning

To learn more about private colleges, review the lesson on When is a Private College Worth the Tuition? This lesson will help you:

  • Compare and contrast private colleges and public colleges
  • Explain the benefits of attending a private college
  • Review the costs of going to a private college