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Westwood College Charts Student Budgets

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Westwood College, based in Denver, Colorado, with 17 campuses and online classes (think “University of Phoenix”), has this graphic on their website that details student spending. Other than the huge cost they say students spend getting ready for school in a given year (10.5 billion dollars), the most interesting stat, to us at OS anyway, was that the average college student had 2000 dollars in credit card debt. You can click on the chart to view an enlarged version. Do you agree that the chart represents your spending habits?

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Eli Glazier

Eli is a junior majoring in International Politics. He enjoys paninis and books.


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