Two new College Board reports find that four-year public colleges increased tuition by 1 percent after inflation, and that annual borrowing for higher education is down 8 percent.
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Tuition rates go up at a faster rate for in-state public college students than out-of-state students, new provisional data from the U.S. Department of Education show.
March 15, 2012
U.S.Senator Coons to introduce American Dream Act Accounts to encourage low-income students to plan and save for college
February 21, 2012
Administration seeking feedback on new draft of college scorecard to help students compare value and affordability of schools.
February 19, 2012
U.S. News lists 62 colleges that claim to cover 100 percent of student financial need.
November 02, 2011
Incoming college students can receive financial help based on need, merit, or a combination of the two. Increasingly, states are rewarding students with grants and scholarships linked to academic performance. State grants not based on need have grown at triple the rate of need-based grants over th...
October 19, 2011
Although colleges and universities give most of their aid to need-based students, a growing proportion is being awarded to students based on academic achievement without regard to finances, according to a report released Tuesday. The National Center for Education Statistics examined trends in merit...
October 07, 2011
Madena Henderson tells her story of beating the odds in Troy, N.Y., in the documentary "The Haves and the Have Nots".
September 26, 2011
A new curriculum being developed in Yale University's backyard aims to instill a college-going attitude in students as early as preschool, with students from pre-K through 8th grade spending one day a month focused on college-going skills, from goal-setting to financial literacy.
August 24, 2011
To deal with college expenses in this uncertain economic climate, a new survey reveals families are turning to lower-cost schools and seeking more financial aid. Students are also increasingly living at home and going to college part time. As a result, the average family reported spending 9 percent ...