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THE COST AND VALUE OF EDUCATION

Education is viewed as a potential pathway out of poverty and and into stable, good-paying jobs.

The following data draws attention to the value of education, what it costs, and what percentage of Dubuque students are getting financial aid.

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THE COST OF EDUCATION

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STUDENT AID

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The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the official form for applying for federal financial aid to pay for college.   

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ABOUT THE DATA

All data from the charts comes from the Office of Federal Student Aid, the National Center for Education Statistics, and the American Community Survey, which is produced by the U.S. Census Bureau.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the official form for applying for federal financial aid to pay for college.   

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