Yet the money spent on student loans, Pell Grants and funding for research is not generally keeping pace with the demand for higher ed.
In the 1950s, NCAA Executive Director Walter Byers coined the term 'student-athlete,' which laid the groundwork for the organization to reap the windfall from its annual basketball tournament.
It's hard to succeed in college if you're hungry. But more than half of community college students don't have access to affordable and healthy food. What difference can food scholarships make?
A new analysis shows STEM majors tend to vote less than others. But researchers say the relationship between a college major and voter turnout is not necessarily cause and effect.
Two researchers set out to find out why some people might be better at achieving goals than others. The answer, they found, could lie in implicit beliefs.
Are you moody? Prone to distraction? Cellphones may act as a high-tech pacifier.
In 2015, an unconscious woman was raped near a dumpster on Stanford University campus. Such assaults are not uncommon. But who is most at risk?
We come across dishonest acts in our day-to-day lives. Perhaps we commit them as well. But, guess what? Most of us care so much about being moral that we tend to forget our unethical behavior.
Many students are in the process of deciding whether to take a gap year -- a year between high school and starting college. What does evidence tell us about taking a gap year?
College students who take stimulants such as Adderall to get an academic edge might be setting themselves up unknowingly to a vicious cycle of substance abuse and addiction.
Writing errors often appear in text messages, emails and other types of informal electronic communication. These errors matter when a short email is the only basis for judgment.
Surveys show that 95% of high school students and 70% of college students are involved in some form of cheating.