Celebrating 50 years of Pell Grant aid

In the decades since its implementation, the Pell Grant program has supported 80 million students, but its purchasing power has not kept pace with college costs.

Tuition discount rates climb even higher

The amount private colleges discount their tuition and fees reached record highs of 49% for all undergraduates and 54.5% for first-time, full-time undergraduates.

High gas prices straining student finances

College students, especially those with long commutes, are voicing concerns about the untenable cost of traveling to and from their campuses, internships, and jobs.