About 40 percent of students who decided not to go to their college or university of first choice cited reasons related to costs.
As many as 95 percent of schools are out of reach for low-income students.
A Trump effect? Many Canadian universities are reporting large gains in international applications at the same time some American universities are seeing declines.
By cutting a third of program's surplus and slashing other aid programs, Trump administration's first budget would imperil college access, advocates argue.
Some educators speculate that low-income students will be particularly inconvenienced, since they tend to file their applications closer to the deadline.
Many colleges have small pots of money to help students in emergencies such as eviction from their homes. Retention Grants, by contrast, focus on students who are just short of the finish line.
Their goal is to see 50,000 more low-income students attending and graduating from member institutions by 2025.
Four in 10 colleges are seeing drops in applications from international students amid pervasive concerns that the political climate might keep them away.
Six days after the Internal Revenue Service's data retrieval tool for the federal financial aid system went down, the Department of Education and IRS said Thursday they anticipate the tool will be unavailable for several more weeks.
NYU’s push to help students graduate in under four years leaves questions about who it helps and how much of a difference it can make at one of the country’s most expensive universities.