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College Spending

Make Sure Your Freshman Gets a Money-Smart College Start

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 07.29.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

You've worked to train your children in money management, but college brings a whole new level of financial decision-making and challenges. So before they are off on their own, review these topics to make sure they're ready.

How Not to Let Hidden Costs Turn You Into the Bank of Mom and Dad

LearnVest | Posted 05.21.2016 | Parents

Both parents and children often don't realize that they need to rein in that spending until it's too late.

Should Colleges Try To Be Like Country Clubs?

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.01.2013 | Teen

Although American universities are often criticized for spending large amounts of money on elaborate residence halls, recreation centers and other ame...

Pay as You Go

Dr. Roger H. Hull | Posted 03.24.2013 | Education
Dr. Roger H. Hull

In this day and age, those entrusted with running colleges and universities would be well served by fiscal conservatism. However, my fiscal conservatism was not the limiting principle that most would expect.

Colleges Spend WAY More On Athletes Than Students

Posted 01.16.2013 | College

A new report from the Delta Cost Project, which tracks academic and athletic spending, has found that public universities from the six most powerful N...

Spending Inequity In Colleges Has Risen | TAMAR LEWIN | Posted 11.14.2011 | College

As income inequality has increased in the United States over the last decade, so too has the gap between rich and poor colleges and universities....

Colleges Spend Less On Education Than They Say: Study

Posted 06.08.2011 | College

Think you're paying too much for college? You may be right, according to a new study that finds that most students spend more on their education than ...

Six Ways Americans Pay For College

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Despite tightening budgets and a dearth of jobs, students and their families are not cutting back on education, according to a Gallup/Sallie Mae study...

How Public Colleges And Universities Spend Their Money

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

As budgets shrink and tuitions rise, a recent report from the National Center for Education Statistics shows just how public, private and for-profit i...

How Private Colleges And Universities Spend Their Money

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

According to a recent report (PDF) released by the National Center for Education Statistics, private colleges spend only .5 percent on net grant aid t...

California Budget Pits Colleges Against Prisons

Newsweek | Pat WingertJune 28, 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Faced with a $19 billion budget deficit this spring, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger announced that he was taking a cleaver to state health and ...

Top Colleges Spent More On Recreation Than Class

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

According to a new report, college spending on recreation is rising at a faster rate than spending on education. The report, titled "Trends in Colle...