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Debt To Attend A Christian School?

Okay, so, here is a bit of a "zinger" topic...one that can bring up some emotion. But, does anyone else struggle with how much Christian colleges cost? Look, I understand they don't get state funding and they desire to have top-notch professors...and all that costs money. This is NOT necessarily a post saying they should lower tuition costs. I'm actually thinking of this from the other angle - the students who make the decisions to go the school. I value and appreciate the desire to get a "Christian" education and experience in college and I happen to think there is a place for it. But... What about all these people getting youth ministry degrees and going $30-50k in debt for it? How does that make sense? What about those that just want to be a pre-school teacher or go into social work? The debt for these types of people just doesn't make sense to me anymore. I can't tell you how many people I know that are completely strapped because of their schoo…