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Duke's $30,000 Tuition Discount

College is expensive these days. Yet, most universities argue an undergraduate education is actually worth much more than what students pay for it. Clearly there is an emotional logic to this argument. But what do the numbers tell us? In today's episode, Planet Money takes a behind the scenes look at Duke's balance sheet and considers the university's case that $60,000 a year is actually a discount.

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