Part of the expense for many schools is the large administrative overload needed to track federal and state funding, equal opportunity, etc. Another is the plethora of "fad academic" programs like Women's Studies, African-American Studies, Gay Studies, and American Studies. This started with American Studies in the early 1960s and burgeoned as the decade continued with the spread of "Experimental Colleges on many campuses offering non-credit courses, some of which ultimately became real courses on masturbation and things like that. A few colleges have it right: Hillsdale College in Michigan and Grove City College in Pennsylvania, among them. They offer solid educational experiences at a reasonable price in a safe environment.