Table: The $80,000-a-year education

That's how much Williams College spends on each undergraduate. Here's where it goes:

Category Cost per student Capital costs $20,000 Faculty salaries and benefits 14,300 Financial aid 8,100 Room and board 5,900 Libraries and technology 5,300 Buildings and grounds 4,900 Administration 4,000 Athletics 2,400 Other (research, alumni relations, health services, etc.) 15,100 Total 80,000

Data: Gordon Winston, Williams College

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