Don't mind paying a quarter million dollars or more for college? If so, you can stop reading now. But if you'd rather save a few bucks ...

... there ARE ways to lower your bill for higher education. Sometimes you just have to get creative.

Such as ...

Getting used to doing everything online? It turns out online-only colleges can be cheaper as well.

Like to travel? Going to college abroad can not only be less expensive but also a great life experience.

Don't want to travel? Starting at a community college can keep costs down.

Did you know you might be able to deduct up to $4,000 in tuition and fees on your taxes?

Or — don't want to pay at all? There are FREE colleges out there — including two on LI!

Get all the details and check out 12 more money-saving tips now.