A false choice: Higher tuition fees do not restrict access to university studies

A widely held view, disseminated by student associations in particular, suggests that improving access to higher education means students should pay little or nothing in fees. Despite this view, a growing number of university administrators and various people in academic and political circles are arguing in favour of higher tuition fees to deal with what they regard as underfinancing that is affecting the quality of higher learning.

This article is the reproduction of the Economic Note entitled Would Higher Tuition Fees Restrict Access to University Studies? on university financing.

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