College costs/prices

College costs/prices

Three students walk past a sign for Morehouse College.
Nov 21, 2022
Students at Morehouse College are up in arms about scholarship refunds they were expecting but won’t receive. The controversy sheds light on a larger debate about how colleges apply external and internal scholarships to student expenses.

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November 21, 2022
Students at Morehouse College are up in arms about scholarship refunds they were expecting but won’t receive. The controversy sheds light on a larger debate about how colleges apply external and internal scholarships to student expenses.
November 10, 2022
With public doubts escalating about whether going to college is “worth it,” campus leaders and policy analysts discuss steps institutions are taking to show how they help students and society.
October 24, 2022
A new report from the College Board finds tuition holding steady, with minimal increases. But given rampant inflation, experts wonder how long institutions can keep prices down.
October 21, 2022
Community college students, especially students of color and student parents, experience high levels of food and housing insecurity, according to a new report.
October 11, 2022
Governments lean heavily on postcollege earnings to assess program quality. Should they broaden the measures they use and apply scrutiny to all institutions?
August 23, 2022
The federal government can play a role in reducing public college costs by establishing a flexible matching grant program, Kevin Miller writes.
August 11, 2022
Some community colleges that lost enrollment during the pandemic are luring students back by promising them free tuition.
August 4, 2022
Some higher ed institutions are working to ease financial burdens on students and employees as the cost of food, gas and basic essentials continues to rise.
May 20, 2022
Tuition discount rates at private colleges reached a record high of 54.5 percent, according to a new NACUBO study. That signals that financial aid is available—but also that pricing is arbitrary.
May 13, 2022
College tuition largely held steady during the pandemic. Now rampant inflation is pushing tuition costs up, with some institutions approving steep increases unseen since the recession of 2008.

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