Average price of 4-year public university rises 15% in two years

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 | 9:07 p.m. CDT; updated 9:43 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, June 12, 2012

The average tuition at a four-year public university climbed 15 percent from 2008 to 2010, fueled by state budget cuts for higher education and increases of 40 percent and more at universities in states like Georgia, Arizona and California.