A New Look at Who Defaults
August 2, 2012
A new survey by the National Consumer Law Center seeks to focus on the characteristics of students who default on their loans. Among the findings:
- 80 percent are unemployed.
- 85 percent receive public assistance.
- Nearly 65 percent attended one or more for-profit institutions.
- Only 47 percent completed their education.
- Colleges worry about elimination of summer Pell Grant
- 'Conventional' online universities consider strategic response to MOOCs
- Study Examines Six-Figure Student Debtors
- Study finds professoriate in England is aging
- Education Tax Cut's Future Uncertain
- Applicant sues over law school's alleged failure to account for grade inflation in admissions
- A look at students who have earned credit for prior learning
- Canada Plans Tighter Rules for Student Visas
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