Sixty-seven of the nation’s college promise programs offer free tuition for students age 25 and older, but far fewer are actually designed for adult learners.
Federal officials announced a final extension of the temporary pause on student loan repayments, sparking renewed calls for debt cancellation to address racial wealth disparities.
Co-hosted by Georgetown University, this year’s virtual Summer Institute on Equity in the Academic Experience featured 48 speakers and welcomed 28 teams from a diverse array of colleges and universities.
Three years after the launch of its tuition-assistance program, the nation’s largest private employer announced it will drop the program’s $1-a-day fee and fully cover associates’ college tuition and books.
Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia has cosigned a new letter from the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration and the American Business Immigration Council supporting the Dream Act of 2021.
The Georgetown Pivot Program recently celebrated its 2020 and 2021 cohorts, recognizing the fellows for their many accomplishments during an especially trying time.
At least 11 HBCUs have announced decisions to clear some or all of their recent graduates’ outstanding tuition and fee balances.
Many of the nation’s employers offer college tuition benefits to their workers, but a significant share of the billions of dollars earmarked for those programs goes unused.
Two-year colleges, state lawmakers, and community organizations are ramping up their efforts to provide affordable housing for students experiencing or at risk for homelessness.
Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy recently announced the creation of a scholarship fund to increase access for active-duty servicemen and women, veterans, and military-connected students.
Launched in 2015, a mentorship program for students participating in the Georgetown Scholars Program (GSP) offers a valued relationship-building opportunity for the university’s first-generation and low-income students—and their alumni mentors.
A new report from The Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality highlights the living costs incurred by students ages 25 to 45—expenses that are often underestimated and can jeopardize students’ college success.