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Money-Saving Ways to Earn a College Degree

Some nontraditional routes can help you achieve your educational goals for less.

Note: This article is part of Morningstar's October 2014 College Planning Report Card special report.

Parents worried about the high cost of a college education have plenty of company. A recent survey by Fidelity found that 79% of families believe the cost of college is becoming prohibitive, and 65% believe that cost factors mean their children will have to compromise on quality when it comes time to picking a school.