Kim Clark | Mar. 6, 2013 | CNN Money
Most students take five to six years to earn an undergraduate degree, the Department of Education reports. That adds about $35,000 to the sticker price of attending a typical in-state public university and much more to the cost of most private colleges.
Four-year graduation rates at the nation's largest colleges vary widely. Opting for a school where most students get their degree on time can save thousands.
The University of Notre Dame leads the list of schools for 'A' students with a four-year graduation rate of 90 percent.