Talking Points: UNCF Colleges More Affordable Than Their Peers

UNCF Colleges More Affordable Than Their Peers

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The 39 historically black college and universities that are members of the United Negro College Fund cost less than comparable institutions, according to Affordability of UNCF-Member Institutions 2006-2008, a study commissioned by the UNCF. Peer institutions were automatically generated using data from the National Center on Education Statistics. Total charges– which include tuition, fees, room and board — were on average 28% lower, or $5,803 less, in 2006-2007, and 31% lower, or $6,625 less, in 2007-2008.

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