Signs that a college may be about to close may not always be apparent.
Before you invest your money in going to a particular college, you should figure out if a school is financially healthy enough to keep its doors open, two veteran college administrators warn.
The College Scorecard now has more detailed data on programs and majors.
AP Photo/Seth Wenig
The new College Scorecard – an online tool – offers valuable insights into how much you can expect to earn and owe if you choose a particular major at a particular school, an economist writes.
Students in an advanced bachelor’s degree seminar in the Bard Prison Initiative at Eastern New York Correctional Facility.
Skiff Mountain Films
A scholar who has taught in prison weighs in on 'College Behind Bars,' which airs Nov. 25 and 26 on PBS. The documentary prompts viewers to consider the importance of higher education in prison.
Black servicemen from WWII faced limited options and denial as they sought GI benefits after the war.
Although the GI Bill enabled generations of former service members to acquire higher education and enter the middle class, the bill's benefits were distributed in ways that create uneven outcomes.
Marlboro College plans to close its Vermont campus after the 2019-2020 school year and move its programs to Emerson College in Boston.
Small private colleges are closing left and right. A veteran university administrator explains the forces behind the trend.
The NCAA has moved to permit college athletes to seek endorsement deals. under new rules to be adopted by 2021.
AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez
Now that the NCAA will allow college athletes to seek paid endorsements, questions abound about how the players will be able to cash in on those deals. An expert on student athletes weighs in.
New research shows a small portion of community college students are able to transfer to selective schools.
Jennifer G. Lang/Shutterstock.com
While selective universities may be elusive for many students, going to a community college first can represent an alternative way to get in, new research has found.
Colleges throughout the nation are beset with problems of alcohol and hazing on campus.
AP Photo/Dake Kang
Colleges and universities have banned fraternities from campus to stave off problem drinking and hazing incidents. But a researcher says those problems are deeper than any campus ban can solve.
A proposal to increase the Pell Grant award amount could help restore the grant’s original purchasing power when it was created in 1972.
AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews
A proposal to double the value of Pell Grants for college students could finally start to restore their value to what they were when they were created back in 1972.
Student loan debt is approaching the $1.5 trillion mark.
The income-based repayment plan that lets borrowers pay back student loans based on their salaries is in jeopardy. The problem? The program proved too popular.
Breaking homework assignments down into smaller parts makes it easier to complete.
When it comes to completing homework, getting organized and celebrating small victories along the way is key, an expert on learning strategies says.
A federal judge ruled that Harvad can continue to use race as one of many factors in its admission decisions.
Tuesday's ruling in the Harvard affirmative action case allows colleges to use race in their admission decisions. A legal scholar offers insights into how long before race won't be needed.
California lawmakers have approved a bill that would enable college athletes to get paid endorsements.
AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez
California's legislature has approved a bill that would let college athletes get paid endorsements. A sociologist explains what the measure would mean for the players.
Textbook prices could rise higher if a planned textbook company merger goes through.
A proposed merger between two of America's largest textbook companies could lead to problems that go well beyond price hikes, a scholar on textbooks and digital learning warns.
Akibo Watson, Corinne Fischer, Ashley Berlot and Jarrett Sannerud, second-year neuroscience students at Binghamton University, preparing reagents for team’s Parkinson disease project.
Jonathan Cohen/Binghamton University
While undergraduates rarely get serious research experience during their first year of college, some faculty are working to change that. A scholar says the new approach could boost diversity in STEM.
President Obama sought to make the United States the most college-educated nation in the world by 2020.
Efforts to get more Americans to earn a college degree steal attention from what makes up a college education, a historian of education argues.
Research conflicts over how graduates of historically black colleges fare in the job market.
Graduates of historically black colleges and universities make more than peers who went to other schools, according to new findings that refute prior research that showed they suffer a 'wage penalty.'
College students are seeking mental health treatment on campus at record levels.
Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock.com
A campus psychologist explains why so many students ask him for help after they've failed courses.
Research shows that students who take detailed notes do better in class.
Looking to earn good grades? Good notes could help, an expert says.
About 1 in 10 student loan borrowers default on their student loans.
Roughly 1 in 10 student loan borrowers end up in default on their loans. A scholar of higher education offers tips on how to make that less likely.