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Calculator Seeks To Help Prospective Students Understand The True Cost Of College

MyinTuition’s college cost estimator page. Photo by Robin Lubbock for WBUR

Fifteen colleges, including seven in New England, are now offering an easy way for college applicants to figure out how much their education will cost.

It’s a website, and it was the idea of a Wellesley College economist.

He hopes more students will realize that the sticker price of college is not the real price.

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