EDU 657 Week 4 DQ 2 Cost of College, 1920-1945 Business – General Business Cost of College, 1920-1945. Summarize the changes in the price of going to college from 1920-1945. Consider student employment opportunities and positive influences of the various relief work programs such as the public work projects during this time. How did colleges and universities benefit from them? Do you feel that a similar type of public work project(s) could work today? Why or why not? What are some options that students have today to pay for college? Give your perspectives on how college education could be funded.