The cost of college has skyrocketed.
That is the conclusion of the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) released Thursday.
The numbers are based on data released in 2016.
The latest data on tuition and fees comes out just a few months after the latest year of data released by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.
The National Center reported that, on average, a person will pay $11,099 in tuition and $16,716 in fees over the course of their college education.
There are several factors that make up the cost of attending college.
Some factors include: The cost to complete a degree;