Dublin University and its first college—Trinity—were both based in 1591; the school and the college became nearly one as a end result of no other schools have been founded, though distant Magee College later affiliated. Infographic illustrating the attributes of the average recent college graduate. The Nineteen Eighties also introduced a dramatic improve in the value of college, which was rising faster than inflation and the typical family earnings. In the Twenties and Nineteen Thirties, college tuition started to rise with one nationwide survey displaying tuition at $70 in 1920 and $133 in 1940, or from $793.29 to $2,148.31 in 2012 US dollars. After 1920 college students became associated with events, playing, and bathtub gin.