Saving For College

I am a freshman in high school and am looking to get a college degree. I need to start getting information now and learning how to save for it.

Financial Information

Books : $400 - $1,200
Entertainment : $500
Food : $500 - $1,000
Transportation : $100 - $1,000 (Depends how far)
         Gas/Car Insurance : $1,200 - $3,000

Cost Comparison

MSU

Tuition - 7,574

Room & Board - 8,042

MSU

U of M

Tuition - 13,626

Room & Board - 8,920

St. Cloud

Tuition - 7,554

Room & Board - 7,650

Cost-Benefit Analysis

MSU

Lower tuition

Close to family and friends

U of M

More major options

Larger class sizes

St. Cloud

Lower tuition

Not too far from family and friends

Future Expenses

More Books
Other supplies needed for future classes
Buying a new laptop/entertainment system

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