The endeavor is shrouded in misconceptions.
A new report from advocacy group The Education Trust shows a large gap in six-year university graduation rates between African-American students and white students. The report says only about four in 10, or 41% of black students who start college as first-time, full-time freshmen earn bachelor’s...
At colleges proud of attracting students who want a broad-based, non-vocational education, numbers of majors in arts and humanities are falling.
After winning confirmation with the vice president's tie-breaking vote, new education secretary is expected to shift away from Obama policies on for-profit higher education, regulation, and dealing with sexual assault on campus.
The worry of parents about college admissions too often results in them pushing their kids to do more and do better, and later on contributes in part to higher levels of anxiety now found in college students, no matter where they end up going.
Policy experts, academics, advocates and college administrators ask questions they hope to see answered in today's confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos, the Trump administration’s education secretary nominee.
Thirty selective colleges and universities announced Tuesday that they are teaming up in an effort to recruit more students from lower-income families.
The college completion agenda reaches an inflection point as the Obama administration ends and the nation increasingly focuses on jobs and college value. Experts assess shifts in the completion push and what comes next.
Some social media experts are advising high school seniors to take control of their online personas — by creating elaborate profiles on LinkedIn, the professional network, and bringing them to the attention of college admissions officers.
The proliferation of rankings could shake up higher education, influencing not just how consumers view the market but also how colleges position themselves in the competition for students and faculty.