Applicants, colleges on hold as FAFSA frustrations continue

U.S. colleges and universities are offering support and extending admissions deadlines to ensure applicants, especially those from low-income and other historically underrepresented backgrounds, have the time they need to consider financial aid packages.

New Mexico to invest nearly $1B in tuition-free program

This month, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed into law “the largest higher education trust fund in the nation,” which will provide New Mexico residents with free college tuition for decades to come.

The access and transparency implications of differential tuition

Colleges and universities with differential tuition policies, in which students pay more for certain majors, are working to ensure they don’t create unintended barriers for students of color and first-generation, low-income college students.

Making study abroad more affordable

Studying abroad can be out of reach for first-generation and low-income college students due to travel and program costs. Colleges and their financial partners are working to expand access.