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.
Cornell pulls back from its aid policy, restoring some borrowing for new students with family incomes of $60,000 to $75,000. Will more colleges follow?
10 colleges and state systems have agreed to use a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau "shopping sheet" to give students information on financial aid.
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