Student Aid and Loans

Student Aid and Loans
Jun 22, 2018
Crisis-level student loan default rates among black borrowers and those who attended for-profits cannot be explained fully by students' backgrounds, study finds, including measures of income, employment and parental wealth.

Surveys

March 9, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2016 Survey of College and University Presidents addresses issues such as campus racial protests, nontraditional presidents, and the Obama administration's higher ed agenda.

The survey was conducted in conjunction with Gallup. A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On Thursday, April 7, Inside Higher Ed editors Doug Lederman and Scott Jaschik shared and analyzed the findings and answered readers' questions in a webinar. View the webinar.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of presidents was made possible in part by advertising from ELS, Hobsons, Jenzabar and Keypath Education.

Booklets

Key Issues on Student Debt” is Inside Higher Ed's newest curated collection of articles. You may download a copy free, here.

And we invite you to sign up here for a free webcast on the themes of the booklet, featuring Inside Higher Ed's editors, on Tuesday, July 10, at 2 p.m. Eastern. Register or find out more now.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Jenzabar.

 

Archive

August 2, 2016

Department of Education receives thousands of comments on proposed regulations for discharge of federal loans when colleges have defrauded students.

July 22, 2016

The online retail giant's promise to provide "discounted" student loans through a new partnership with Wells Fargo elicits concerns from consumer advocates about possible duping of students.

July 21, 2016

Education Department's 56-page memo details new guidelines for student loan servicers.

July 18, 2016

Malcolm Gladwell says trade-off exists between high-quality campus dining and admitting low-income students. Bowdoin questions his logic and ethics.

July 14, 2016

Education Department will let some colleges experiment with required loan counseling, which some hope will discourage overborrowing.

July 6, 2016

During a three-month hiatus, borrowers would be encouraged to refinance at lower interest rates.

June 27, 2016

College says it will admit a small share of its applicant pool based in part on ability to pay.

June 21, 2016

Researchers say the real test of a state student aid program may not be enrollment alone, but graduate school, lifetime income and more.

June 6, 2016

North Carolina legislation would have cut tuition dramatically, and many at the institutions feared they would lose revenue. Two universities still are covered by bill.

May 16, 2016

Private colleges and universities are trying new strategies after discount rates rose to unseen levels yet again.

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