Small private colleges are closing left and right. A veteran university administrator explains the forces behind the trend.
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.
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.
Textbook prices are causing many college students to forego the books they need for class, putting their grades in peril and leading many to miss out on certain courses, research shows.
An economist takes a critical look at a proposal to tax Wall Street to pay off the nation's student debt.
A new law in Washington state that makes college mostly free for many students is meant to prepare more residents from the state for jobs in the local economy. Whether it will work remains to be seen.
A new federal report on food insecurity on college campuses does a good job of laying out the scope of the problem but falls short when it comes to solutions.
In order to regain public confidence, universities must take steps to show citizens that investments in higher education are well-spent, an education professor and university professor argue.
A closer look at House Democrats new 'debt-free' college plan reveals that the plan fails to live up to its name, two higher education finance scholars argue.
Congress is currently considering the PROSPER Act, which could dramatically impact LGBTQ students' access to higher education.
Even though child care costs more than college tuition in many states, college affordability seems to get more attention. Here's why that needs to change.
The affordability of college has been at the forefront of the presidential campaign, but the real problem is that we're too educated for the jobs available.
Students are going hungry on college campuses. The latest survey shows that four in 10 University of California students do not have access to nutritious food.
Obama's college scorecard could help students be more discerning when choosing colleges. But could it skew information? Will elite colleges rise to the top?
For many borrowers — particularly those with advanced degrees — a high debt is far from a crisis.
With one year to effect a turnaround, Sweet Briar College faces considerable challenges. But in this near-death are lessons for many other colleges and universities.