At least seven tuition-free college programs have launched since November 2021, signaling ongoing momentum at the state level despite a stalled federal plan.
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.
In general, students’ investment in college pays off with higher long-term earnings. But a new report from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce shows the importance of picking the right institution, identifying 1,233 colleges where most students earn less after 10 years than peers with only a high school degree.
After holding tuition and fees relatively flat in recent years, a number of colleges and universities are saying they must raise sticker prices amid inflation and a tight labor market—and voicing concern about the enrollment implications.
Even minor unforseen costs can pose a formidable challenge for low-income students. Colleges are finding ways to ensure that temporary hurdles don’t have lasting consequences.
A new analysis explores why low-income students tend to see smaller long-term returns on their college investments than higher-income peers—and shows which institutions offer the greatest ROI.
A Wall Street Journal analysis highlights several kinds of professional degree programs that leave graduates with large debt burdens and relatively modest initial salaries—a threat to the talent pipeline for several essential fields.
The College Board’s latest report on trends in college prices and student aid shows historically small increases in tuition and fees at U.S. colleges and universities.
More than 900 colleges now have inclusive access textbook programs, incorporating the costs of digital course materials into students’ tuition and fees. But how much does the model actually increase affordability?
Higher levels of education tend to lead to higher lifetime earnings, but other factors also can tip the scales, according to a new report from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce.
Tuition freezes seem like they would help all students, but a look at the data shows otherwise.
Three years after the launch of its tuition-assistance program, the nation’s largest private employer announced it will drop the program’s $1-a-day fee and fully cover associates’ college tuition and books.