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Only in America: A coupon for college?

Groupon offers a 60 percent discount on college tuition — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

Groupon is known for offering tempting deals on laser hair-removal and sushi classes. But college tuition? The group buying site's latest coupon — a 57 percent discount off tuition for an entry-level graduate teaching course — comes from Chicago's National Louis University. The Groupon slashes the cost of the three-credit class from $2,232 to $950, the first time a university course has been offered through the daily deals juggernaut.