Kids With In-State Tuition Stay for Extra Semesters

In-state students are more likely to stay longer at the University of Michigan

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Who are these kids who can afford a fifth or even sixth year of college? Kids who pay in-state tuition, of course. According the Michigan Daily, in-state students are more likely to stay longer at the University of Michigan, a school where out-of-staters pay almost three times as much as locals:

76.2 percent of out-of-state students who entered the University in fall 2001 graduated from the University in four years. Only 67.3 percent of in-state students residents did the sameā€”an 8.9 [percentage point] difference between the two groups.