Whenever tuition rises at nonselective four-year colleges and universities, racial and ethnic diversity within the student body declines, researchers have found.
About 44 million Americans are still paying off student loan debt. But it didn't always used to be this way. As the perceived purpose of a college education changed, so too did the way we pay for it.
Underfunding has created incentives for colleges and universities to enroll nonresidents. But those that take a high number of poor students are on the verge of closure.
This week our collaborators at the PBS debate show Point Taken focus on the cost of university tuition: is it worth it?
Presidential candidates such as Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have proposed a debt-free or a free college education. Is this feasible? Should wealthier students get such subsidies?
A bill before Congress is proposing colleges and universities with endowments of at least $1 billion spend 25 percent of the money on financial aid. What is the proposal missing?
Should you pursue the major that you have a passion for, or one that is considered "hot" for getting a job with a high salary?