The National College Attainment Network finds that two- and four-year colleges are becoming more unaffordable for the average Pell Grant recipient.
In a new survey of high school graduates who decided not to attend college or stopped out, most said they are undecided about college or not planning to attend, citing not only cost concerns but also stress and a desire for on-the-job training.
A first-of-its-kind report calls on higher education to expand financial support for Native American students and increase awareness of the college affordability challenges they face.
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.
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.
U.S. colleges and universities are announcing inflation-related tuition increases while voicing concern about the impact on students and their families.
Starting in fall 2022, California residents from federally recognized Native American, American Indian, and Alaska Native tribes will no longer have to pay tuition or fees to attend schools in the University of California system.
New survey results show why college students are stopping out, pointing to emotional stress as a growing challenge.
Uncertainty about college costs can deter low-income students from considering elite institutions, even those offering extensive aid. New research shows the power of early assurances.
The institution says it is the first U.S. college to do so and hopes its “all-grant” approach will enable more students to fully participate in the college experience.
Several U.S. institutions are exploring the possibility of a more efficient, affordable bachelor’s degree program.
College students, especially those with long commutes, are voicing concerns about the untenable cost of traveling to and from their campuses, internships, and jobs.