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higher cost of a higher education

Robert L. Melican

higher cost of a higher education

New England trends, 1970-1975

by Robert L. Melican

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Published by New England Board of Higher Education in Wellesley, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New England
    • Subjects:
    • College costs -- New England -- Statistics.,
    • Universities and colleges -- New England -- Finance.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert L. Melican with Jeffrey L. Weinstein.
      ContributionsWeinstein, Jeffrey L., joint author., New England Board of Higher Education.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLB2342 .M44
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 66 p. :
      Number of Pages66
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5059464M
      LC Control Number74023253


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