Is college worth the cost? Groundbreaking filmmaker Andrew Rossi (Page One: Inside the New York Times) asks the critical question about the value of higher education, revealing how colleges have come to embrace a business model that often promotes expansion over quality learning. With escalating tuition rates and student-loan debt now over the one trillion dollar mark, the once-great American institution is at a breaking point. Ivory Tower explores the current education crisis from the halls of Harvard, to community colleges, to online learning, providing an astonishing look at the university landscape.

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3.4 out of 5
138 Ratings

138 Ratings

83% TOMATOMETER

Critics Consensus: Although Ivory Tower makes it clear that there isn't enough room in a 90-minute film to tackle spiraling student loan debt, it also serves as a compelling call for deeper investigation.

14+ COMMON SENSE

Frank look at business of college is a must-see for teens.

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Studio
Paramount Pictures
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Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional

French (Subtitles), Portuguese (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.

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