Student Aid and Loans

Student Aid and Loans
Jun 15, 2018
A new report examines student loan repayment rates among graduate students -- and finds borrowers who attended historically black colleges struggled the most to pay down their loans within a few years of leaving school. 

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

July 20, 2017

A new research paper finds that excess credit hour policies don’t lead to completion, just more student debt.

July 20, 2017

Ted Mitchell brings a wide-ranging background to the American Council on Education, including work on reforms the higher education lobby group has opposed.

July 18, 2017

The GI Bill update, the first since 2011, removes 15-year time limit for benefits and awards semester of aid to veterans affected by closures of for-profit colleges.

July 6, 2017

Private colleges in New York State criticized Governor Cuomo’s plan to give some of their students much more aid in return for limits on tuition increases and more money from institutions. But 30 are still opting in.

June 19, 2017

University of Dayton reports strong results for first class graduating under a financial aid plan keeping students' net tuition stable for four years, but considerable risks mean the idea might not always transfer well.

June 14, 2017

New York’s much-debated free public college tuition program received 21,000 applications in five days, a quick start even as many colleges project few students will receive aid from the effort.

June 8, 2017

Against a tide of pro-gun rulings and legislation, a state appeals court ruled 2 to 1 that the University of Michigan -- a public institution -- has the right to ban guns on campus.

June 7, 2017

Report suggests state-federal partnership to keep student loan payments at or under 10 percent of graduates’ income and estimates cost of doing so.

May 26, 2017

Republicans in Congress press issue of improper payments by Department of Education and suggest possible subpoena of former student aid chief.

May 24, 2017

White House plan confirms drastic cuts to many programs while proposing to substantially alter loan programs.

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