Student Aid and Loans

Student Aid and Loans
May 16, 2016
Private colleges and universities are trying new strategies after discount rates rose to unseen levels yet again.

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

"Dealing With Debt " is Inside Higher Ed's latest print-on-demand compilation of articles. It explores such topics as student loan default rates, income-based repayment, financial aid simplification and other topics.

The booklet is free and you may download a copy here.

This booklet is part of a series of such compilations that Inside Higher Ed is publishing on a range of topics.

Inside Higher Ed will present a free webinar on Wednesday, June 10, at 2 p.m. Eastern, about the themes of the booklet. Click here to sign up.

This booklet was made possible in part through the financial support of Inceptia.

Archive

January 9, 2012

In light of criticism about job placement and student debt in legal education, admissions officers discuss transparency in law school admissions.

December 23, 2011

Negotiators tapped to debate mostly technical changes in student loan rules have more of an activist bent.

December 22, 2011

Report explores the deepening crisis in law schools and what the rest of higher education can learn from it.

December 16, 2011

A budget compromise would slightly increase funding for the National Institutes of Health and change eligibility for the largest federal grant program for college students.

December 1, 2011

A Congressional subcommittee and Education Secretary Arne Duncan are both taking steps to address rising tuition costs.

November 29, 2011

Washington State creates public-private scholarship where corporate donors call the shots on how to spend and invest the fund, which includes state money.

November 15, 2011

Student debt has emerged as a major focus of the protests. Some worry that prospective students are hearing the wrong message -- while others see important shifts in the political debate about borrowing.

November 7, 2011

A few small private colleges are following the lead of law schools, using a loan repayment program to help students perform service work immediately after graduation.

October 26, 2011

With tuition continuing to rise, College Board reports find the burden of paying for college shifting from states to the federal government.

October 19, 2011

U.S. study shows that growth of non-need-based grants contributed to shift of college and state aid toward higher-income students.

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