In 2011-12, 71 percent of all undergraduates received some type of financial aid compared with 66 percent four years earlier, says a new report.
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August 19, 2013
May 21, 2013
Nearly half of recent college graduates were surprised by the amount of debt they accrued, a survey shows.
April 29, 2013
The Free Application for Student Aid will start asking for income and other information from a dependent student's parents regardless of the parents' marital status or gender.
April 07, 2013
A financial-aid shopping sheet debuts this year and is among several resources to help incoming college freshmen compare education costs.
October 16, 2012
An investigation by ProPublica finds many colleges still producing confusing financial-aid award letters to students.
October 12, 2012
New report, "Lost without a Map: A Survey About Student Experiences Navigating the Financial Aid Process," reflects student borrowers lack of knowledge and counseling about loans.
October 08, 2012
The University of Texas at Austin announces a pilot program that gives students rebates on loans if they progress through their degree program on time.
October 03, 2012
A new report finds many net-price calculators for colleges still hard to find and difficult to use.
September 20, 2012
Higher education experts discuss merits of Right to Know Before Your Go bill proposed by Senators Ron Wyden, of Oregon, and Marco Rubio, of Florida.
September 10, 2012
National group offers advice for students on how to form good relationships with school counselors.