Student Aid and Loans

Student Aid and Loans
Oct 21, 2016
Consumer advocates say a Brookings study highlights the need for comprehensive federal data on the relationship between college loan debt and race.


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.


"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.


June 7, 2011
At some colleges, students must write a note to the donor before getting their funds released.
May 23, 2011
Unprecedented increases in tuition discounting during the recession led to financial constraints for many private colleges, study finds.
April 29, 2011
After disappointing enrollments in last year's freshman class, Wentworth dramatically expands need-based aid.
April 14, 2011
Tidewater Community College won't let its students borrow unless they prepare a realistic personal budget.
March 15, 2011
As deficit crunch threatens to squeeze bedrock student aid program, even some supporters say time has come to examine its efficiency.
February 21, 2011
Yale and Stanford both move to ask more of families at the upper income levels of aid eligibility.
February 17, 2011
U. of the South cuts tuition by 10%, seeking to reverse both rising discount rate and increased spending on merit aid. Could other private colleges follow?
January 7, 2011
At meeting of small-college leaders, advocates for need-based assistance envision agreement among peers to limit aid awarded for academic merit.
November 1, 2010
Final rules published by Education Department toughen requirements for foreign colleges and med schools whose students get U.S. financial assistance.
October 28, 2010
As economic woes continue, and state budgets remain tight, public institutions are increasing rates by larger percentages than are privates.


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