For every $1,000 cut from per-student state and local appropriations, the average student can be expected to pay $257 more per year in tuition and fees -- and the rate is rising.
Despite a record-high U.S. stock market and a positive economic outlook, U.S. parents spent less on college tuition during the 2016-17 school year, according to Sallie Mae's 10th annual "How America Pays for College" report.
"The rate with which kids who are college-intending do not actually get to college in the fall is surprisingly high," says Lindsay Page, an education researcher at Harvard.
First-generation students mostly come from low- to middle-income families, are disproportionally Hispanic and African-American and have little, if any, information about their higher education options. As a result, they often have misconceptions and anxiety about attending college.
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A national study of admissions officers found that, at least as of May, international students remain interested in studying in the United States, with overall demand holding steady compared to previous years.
Smarter than baby boomers and way more ambitious than Millennials: universities don’t seem to be considering the impact of Gen Z.
The University of Michigan made headlines when it announced a plan to cover tuition costs for in-state students whose families make less than $65,000 per year. It's called the Go Blue Guarantee, and it officially begins in January. Going into Wednesday’s Michigan State University Board of...
We agree that attention needs to be paid to assuring that talented students from all income levels have a chance at a quality education. In fact, U-M has made college achievement easier for the critical and financially-challenged middle class residents of Michigan.
Starting in January, the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor will guarantee free tuition for all in-state undergraduates with an annual family income of $65,000 or less. Many observers cheered the announcement on Thursday, but some higher-education experts greeted it with skepticism.