Why is college tuition so high?

The New York Times: The Real Reason College Tuition Costs So Much

“… the average salaries of the people who do the teaching in American higher education are actually quite a bit lower than they were in 1970.”

“… a major factor driving increasing costs is the constant expansion of university administration.”

“…there are no valid arguments to support the recent trend toward seven-figure salaries for high-ranking university administrators, unless one considers evidence-free assertions about “the market” to be intellectually rigorous.”