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?