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The Cooper Union & Tuition Spikes: What Does It Mean for Students?

Uloop | Posted 09.10.2013 | College

A college education continues to be more of a necessity for the job market today, yet at the same time it seems to grow more unattainable for students from lesser financial backgrounds.

One State Is Seriously Considering Making Public Universities Free

AP | STEVEN DUBOIS | Posted 09.02.2013 | College

PORTLAND, Ore. -- On college campuses across the United States, the eternal optimism of youth has been throttled out by a fear of crushing student deb...

Surprising Answers In California Tuition Poll

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.06.2013 | Los Angeles

A majority of California residents say public university tuition is unaffordable, but would prefer to keep the schools top-notch instead of making the...

Most Students Are Getting Big Discounts At Private Colleges

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.06.2013 | Business

Fewer students are paying the full sticker price at private nonprofit colleges than ever before, with the average freshman getting half of his or her ...

Are College Students Being Overly Optimistic?

Jodi Okun | Posted 05.22.2013 | College
Jodi Okun

Despite everything that has happened in the economy, college still holds a strong attraction for most of today's young adults. There could be many possible reasons for this continued interest in education.

Katy Hall

Why College Students Should Be Worried | Katy Hall | Posted 03.26.2013 | College

The February jobs report released Friday showed the unemployment rate at 7.7 percent, its lowest level in four years. Job gains were better than expec...

Mormon College Students Go On Missions, Leave Behind Revenue Gap

AP | Posted 02.26.2013 | College

SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah lawmakers are considering a measure that would allow state universities to give high-performing out-of-state students in-state ...

The Problem of Tuition

Frank H. Wu | Posted 04.23.2013 | College
Frank H. Wu

The hyper-inflation of tuition is well documented. By any measure, the cost of college attendance has increased dramatically. Higher education tends to be debt financed. The student loan bubble may well be like the subprime mortgage bubble -- only worse.

Can Prior Learning Assessment Help Solve the Talent Mismatch?

Council for Adult and Experiential Learning | Posted 03.31.2013 | Impact
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning

How can employers fill the jobs they need and how can individuals make sure they have the skills and education necessary to fill those jobs? 2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif

Tyler Kingkade

Military Vets Get Forced To Pay Thousands Extra For College | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.20.2012 | College

NEW YORK -- After serving in the military, Andrew Sammons returned to home to the house where he lived with his wife in North Carolina and decided to ...

Task Force: Students With Fewer Prospects Should Pay MORE

Sun Sentinel | Scott Travis | Posted 12.25.2012 | Miami

If you want to save money at Florida's universities, you may soon have to choose biology over ballet or engineering over English. A state task force ...

Tancredo Still Pursuing Legal Battle Against Metro for Giving Tuition Break to Undocumented Students

Jason Salzman | Posted 12.12.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Tom Tancredo, a former Republican Congressman from Colorado, has placed ads in Metro State University's newspaper seeking plaintiffs for a lawsuit seeking damages from the University's decision to offer undocumented students a reduced tuition rate.

University Promises If You Graduate On Time, They'll Pay Your Loans

Business Insider | Posted 10.05.2012 | College

The University of Texas at Austin will test next year whether it can increase its four-year graduation rate and reduce student loan debt by forgiving ...

Good News About Rising Tuition

AP | JUSTIN POPE | Posted 10.04.2012 | College

-- It's what passes for good news on college costs these days: Private colleges and universities increased tuition 3.9 percent this fall, a rate well...

College Debt How Much Is Too Much?

Maura Kastberg | Posted 12.02.2012 | College
Maura Kastberg

Why is it acceptable for colleges to side step what their total cost will be? If a car dealership tried to sell a car that way they would be in trouble for unfair business practices.

Can Poor People Save for College?

Bob Hildreth | Posted 11.27.2012 | Education
Bob Hildreth

Spend only half of your paycheck and put the other half in a savings account. It's like portion control. Most of us try it, but don't follow-through.

New Reports Reveal Cause For Soaring Tuition

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.26.2012 | College

More students are going to college than ever before, but states have continued to cut back on funding for public colleges, and that's leading to some ...

The Tuition PUSHBACK Is Beginning

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.17.2012 | College

Another college is doing the unthinkable (or at least the unlikely): cutting tuition. Regent University, a private, nonprofit school in Virginia, s...

How To Budget For The Hidden Costs Of College

| Posted 11.16.2012 | Teen

By Ali Robertson Your education may be priceless, but it still comes with a hefty price tag. You already know the general costs of going to college...

What Are the Problems of Law School Tuition?

Jay Conison | Posted 10.01.2012 | College
Jay Conison

Everyone agrees that law school tuition is too high. And everyone agrees that something must be done. But to what degree is tuition too high? And just what are law schools supposed to do about it?

Why Does College Cost So Much?

Dr. John Ebersole | Posted 08.28.2012 | College
Dr. John Ebersole

There is neither a single nor a simple reason for the exploding cost of college. Quality higher education has always been relatively expensive. In fact, it is often more costly to deliver than what is paid by tuition.

A Risk Worth Taking

Nancy L. Zimpher | Posted 08.26.2012 | College
Nancy L. Zimpher

Students should be more conscious of the obligations they are about to take on, and if we are not comfortable with what our institutions are offering and at what cost, it is on us to make that change.

The Trouble With Texas

James Moore | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics
James Moore

There has been a political meme making the rounds for decades that Texas also has undue influence over the policies and economy of the rest of the nation, which begs the question: How can we be such bumpkins and also control America's destiny?

Cole Stangler

Occupy Gives Boost To Quebec Protesters | Cole Stangler | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Quebec's "student spring" continues to blossom, inspired Occupy activists have organized their own demonstrations of support across t...

A National Service Corps Can Solve the Student Loan Crisis

Adam Levin | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics
Adam Levin

People need to stop thinking of college as something they borrow for, and start thinking of it as something they work and save for. A National Service Corps could be the catalyst we need.