A handful of states and private schools are curbing tuition hikes, and some are even lowering prices.
An installment plan can be an alternative way to pay tuition and help some families avoid loans, experts say.
There are many schools that offer merit aid or tuition discounting, experts say.
Prospective grad students can qualify as residents for in-state tuition more easily than most undergrads.
The average out-of-state tuition and fees among these 10 schools is nearly $40,000.
Tuition costs are generally lower at public universities than they are at private schools.
With rising costs of tuition, more parents are turning to private loans, experts say.
Students should consider more than just tuition when considering the price of schools.
International students are offered the same low public university tuition rates as French students.