At four-year colleges, just under half of students who received Pell Grants—federal aid awarded to millions of low income families each year—went on to earn a bachelor’s degree within six years, according to a MONEY analysis of Education Department data released Thursday. That’s compared with 67...
Among 100 major public universities across the country — state flagships and other prominent schools — only 11 report a six-year graduation rate of at least 80 percent for students with enough financial need to qualify for federal Pell Grants.
Limited testing dates and sudden cancellations erode "equity" for test-takers outside U.S., says new statement. Testing agencies say they are working on issue.
A sizable share of college admission directors say they have intensified efforts to recruit in rural areas and find more white students from low-income families following Donald Trump’s unexpected victory in the 2016 presidential election.
Cost is the most obvious reason more low-income graduates don't pursue post-secondary education, but there's more to the story.
Two new papers find application rates for federal student aid continue to lag for low-income students, and serious barriers remain for those most in need of help paying for college.
The federal student loan program expires Sept. 30, and it’s unclear if an extension will go through -- despite backing from colleges and bipartisan support.
As College Board unveils results from the new version of the exam, Asians beat all other groups.
The hoops through which students have leapt to attend the University of Michigan in decades and centuries past – the surprisingly specialized entrance exams, the mandatory medical exams – seem almost unrecognizable in today’s world of SAT prep courses and universally accepted online applications...
According to new data released today, the average Michigan graduate owes $30,852 in student loans. That includes both federal loans and private loans. Federal loans are capped at $31,000 total for undergraduate dependent students.