According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for technical and business school tuition and fees were 51.13% higher in 2020 versus 2006 (a $10.23 difference in value).
Between 2006 and 2020: Technical and business school tuition and fees experienced an average inflation rate of 2.99% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, technical and business school tuition and fees costing $20 in the year 2006 would cost $30.23 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.78% during this same period, inflation for technical and business school tuition and fees was higher.
In the year 2006: Pricing changed by 5.67%, which is above the average yearly change for technical and business school tuition and fees during the 2006-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2006 (3.23%), inflation for technical and business school tuition and fees was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Technical and business school tuition and fees:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Technical and business school tuition and fees, over time, for $20 beginning in 2006. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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