Early decision and early action, which are offered by some 450 colleges, are a special and especially disturbing part of the admissions frenzy. They refer to a process by which, broadly speaking, a student applies in November to just one, most-desired school, which answers in December. If the...
More than 100,000 students have applied to enter UCLA next fall, making the prestigious public university in Southern California the first in the country to report a six-figure total for freshman applications.
Thirty selective colleges and universities announced Tuesday that they are teaming up in an effort to recruit more students from lower-income families.
Colleges that expel students whom they suspect of having committed sexual assault are being asked to go further by specifying the reason for expulsion on their transcripts.
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.
High school graduates are projected to come from increasingly diverse backgrounds, even as overall levels plateau -- posing a challenge for colleges and universities.
GAO report faults Education Department for serious ‘shortcomings’ in estimating cost of income-based repayment programs, giving new ammunition to congressional Republicans.
Students who applied to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (UWGB) might learn about their acceptance a little less traditionally.
Many colleges and universities around the country have decided that campus guest quarters, instead of perfunctory, can become pampering places that help promote the institution’s brand and image.
New federal numbers show that students who complete a college degree or certificate are more likely to be employed than their peers who don't.