Cost of College vs Inflation: 1963 to 2015 I wanted to show the rise in costs for Four-Year Universities since the 1960s in comparison to the costs of everything else (inflation). For this purpose I scaled Inflation to the same starting value as public college and created a moving bar graph. Ideally, I would have indexed all the costs to the same value so they could be properly compared, but I wanted the visualization to be clear just how much Private College costs now, instead of plotting an arbitrary growth value.
In the future, I should come back and recreate the visualization with all the values indexed to the same value at the beginning. (Note: I did come back later and do this.)

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Visualized 5/24 Posted on Reddit and Instagram
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