Enrollment at colleges in the fall of 2012 dropped by 1.8 percent, a report from the National Student Clearinghouse Center reveals.
A new survey of members of the boards that oversee colleges and universities reveals a gap between them and the public in concern over tuition costs.
Just 3 percent of American families save for college using 529 plans or the Coverdell savings plan.
Higher education leaders call for major reforms in their approaches to remedial education.
The Alliance for Excellent Education calls for simplifying the student financial-aid system and focusing more on college completion.
Lower tuition for students who pursue degrees in STEM and other high-demand fields is on the table in Florida.
A new college-readiness system looks at tenacity and other traits as well as a student's academic record.
Efforts to improve college retention include life skills training at private boarding school.
The U.S. ranks near the top of the world in the proportion of adults with college degrees but is losing ground among young adults.
The Carnegie Unit will be the subject of a new research grant to find a better measure of student progress.