U.S. universities in states that border Mexico are developing support systems, transportation options, and faculty policies that reflect the difficulties of attending class in one nation while living in another.
Five student leaders share their struggles with food and housing insecurity, and what colleges can do to better support their communities.
Many colleges are shoring up resources for undocumented students in anticipation of a possible Supreme Court ruling on DACA in 2019.
Overall inflation-adjusted state funding for public colleges remains more than $7 billion below 2008 levels, shifting costs to families and complicating low-income students’ path to a degree, according to a new report.
Higher education leaders gathered last week for a session on test-optional admissions policies, just one day after the University of California said it will study whether standardized tests predict college success.
New analyses highlight average debt levels by state, disparities in student loan default rates, and the surprisingly small number of applicants approved for the public service loan forgiveness program.
The Department of Education has come under fire for shielding student loan companies from state law enforcement officials and federal regulators who accuse the companies of misleading borrowers.
It’s widely accepted that students who consistently take more credits are more likely to graduate on time, but states are still searching for the best way to encourage full course loads.
California has become a prime target for out-of-state colleges and universities looking to offset dwindling enrollment numbers by recruiting online students.
In a USA Today op-ed, former Arizona governor and current University of California President Janet Napolitano highlights the university-wide programs that enable the University of California to enroll and graduate more first-generation students than any other U.S. institution of higher education.
The nation’s largest private employer announced this week that it will pay for its employees to earn bachelor’s or associate’s degrees through online programs focused on business and supply chain management.