Refinancing student debt is an idea that's been building buzz for roughly five years. But lenders aren't chasing everyone's college loan debt. They're looking at paychecks and degrees — not for college dropouts and others struggling to make payments.
Even as higher education experts applaud the concept of free tuition, they question finer points of New York’s plan and whether it’s a model that should be replicated elsewhere.
New social science research looks at how to get more low-income students into college.
The “typical” American college student is changing. Is Big Data equipped to keep up?
If I lost the ZIP code lottery growing up in tap-water-crisis Flint, my new friends had won the neighborhood Powerball jackpot. Don’t get me wrong. My newfound friends worked extremely hard, but they also seemed to have access to a formula for success that had been kept from the rest of us.
Most students pay more for college than an affordability benchmark recommends, according to a new report, and some of the overspending is by choice.
SUNY and CUNY students from families with incomes up to $125,000 will not pay tuition. But some aid experts are alarmed by requirement that graduates stay in state for same number of years they receive the benefit.
Twenty states already offer cheaper in-state college tuition to students who are in the United States illegally. Legislation making its way through the Tennessee Legislature would make that state the 21st.
While many of the challenges are financial, others involve navigating the complex college scene.
Congressional Republicans and the Trump White House appear poised to bring back year-round Pell Grant eligibility, which the Obama administration and Congress nixed in 2012 over cost concerns.