Historically, U of Wisconsin at Madison has minimized the use of non-need-based aid, but it is ending that restraint. The catch? Its top official doesn't really agree with the practice.
Two years ago, U of Dayton promised students that when the sticker price went up, their aid would as well. So far, the strategy appears to be increasing retention and lowering student debt.
An advocacy group's new report shows that nearly a million community college students -- including a disproportionate share of underrepresented minorities -- lack access to federal student loan programs.
What happens after tuition-dependent private colleges miss their enrollment goals? Depends on the campus.
At meeting of private college presidents, campaign to discourage use of student aid that is not tied to financial need gains some momentum.
Grants tied to enrollment, persistence and grades bolstered full-time study but did little to increase credits earned by low-income students, study finds.
With more institutions cutting adjunct hours as new health care requirements approach, higher education officials are pushing for more guidance from the government on what to do.
Policy change in Iowa reflects increased public skepticism about using tuition revenue for financial aid. Will such shifts end an unfair burden on middle-class students or abandon low-income students?
Review of net price calculators finds that many are hard to find, confusing to use or inconsistent.
Self-help levels for those from families with income under $75,000 are now the same as for those from wealthier families.