Here's How Much It Cost To Live And Go To Harvard In 1938 | Exploring Markets

Here's How Much It Cost To Live And Go To Harvard In 1938

This image shows the costs of living in 1938.

Take one look at it and you'll realize how drastically the meaning of money has changed over the years. Back then, Harvard cost $420 per year. Today, that cost generally exceeds $40,000 per year. 

The simple reason for this huge change in costs is inflation and growth. America has grown enormously over the years and so has the total money supply: