Skip to main content
Bridge Michigan
Michigan’s nonpartisan, nonprofit news source

The crazy cost of college, a cultural timeline (Chapter 2)

Hairstyles and fashion have improved dramatically since 1975, the year The Hustle was inflicted on an unsuspecting nation. But the same cannot be said for the burden of college costs over the past four decades, which has more than doubled even after taking inflation into account.

Click below to see how culture, and college costs, have changed.


We're not just a news organization, we're also your neighbors

We’ve been there for you with daily Michigan COVID-19 news; reporting on the emergence of the virus, daily numbers with our tracker and dashboard, exploding unemployment, and we finally were able to report on mass vaccine distribution. We report because the news impacts all of us. Will you please support our nonprofit newsroom?

Pay with VISA Pay with MasterCard Pay with American Express Pay with PayPal Donate Now