Internships send an important signal to employers about how ready a college graduate is for the world of work. But for many students, taking an unpaid or poorly paid internship is not practical.
African American students are taking on significantly more debt than white students to earn advanced degrees. Is it worth it?
States are increasingly adopting policies in which colleges get a small portion of their funding based on how many students graduate. A scholar explains why the policy may not achieve its aims.
Free community college is touted as a way to make college more accessible. But research shows making community college free comes at a cost to four-year colleges.
In order to lessen the strain on campus counseling centers, colleges must take a more preventive and 'population' approach to mental health, an expert argues.
Education for those behind bars is gaining more attention. In these four articles, scholars take an up-close look at efforts to provide – and restrict – higher education in prison.
While large-scale education assessments, such as the PISA, are meant to show how education systems are faring around the world, evidence shows these assessments come with a host of problems.
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 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.
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.
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 racist ways.
Small private colleges are closing left and right. A veteran university administrator explains the forces behind the trend.
Faced with uncertainty over their next meal, teens in a Texas study reveal the various things they resort to in order to put food on the family table.
Working in college may help students pay the bills, but putting in long hours can come at a cost, research shows. A scholar discusses what college students should consider before taking a job.
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.
Many Americans fear that AI will take their jobs. And it might – but it's more complicated than that.
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.
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.
Most states have changed their rules in recent years to let computer science count as a required high school math or science class. A physics professor explains how that trend could set students back.