@Canageek That's why I said you should attend a public university that has all that stuff but doesn't charge a premium cost!
@pzmyers ah, there is no such thing in Canada. All universities are publicly funded here. Some do cost more like university of Toronto, but there's lots of good cheap ones around, I think my tuition was about 4K/semester at McMaster?
@Canageek No, Canada has private universities.
They're just not as dominant or common as they are in the US. We've suffered with the horrible example of Harvard & others.
@Canageek @pzmyers it doesn’t even work for the humanities? The $3,000 tag is, according to the comic ‘per course, per semester’ but then in the conclusion they’ve switched it to ‘full time, all year’
Even just doubling the price to account for two semesters/yr puts the PhD tutors over the cost of annual tuition
This isn’t to say that college isn’t overpriced, but the math in that comic doesn’t hold up at all
@Satsuma In the comic, both tuition and salary are per semester, so when you account for two semesters/yr both prices double, not just tutors.