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.
Highly selective schools are announcing record application numbers—and strikingly low acceptance rates—at a time when many smaller regional institutions are still scrambling to fill classes and re-engage students.
Early college high schools are drawing attention as one way to expand college readiness for low-income and first-generation students, providing an affordable on-ramp to higher education.
Students at five Chicago public high schools recently learned that they—and one of their parents or guardians—would receive a debt-free college education through Hope Chicago, a multigenerational scholarship program.