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.
A new report indicates that the discounts on tuition and fees offered to students by private colleges and universities accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A new report from The Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality highlights the living costs incurred by students ages 25 to 45—expenses that are often underestimated and can jeopardize students’ college success.
President Joe Biden’s new $1.8 trillion spending plan features more than $300 billion in higher education investments intended to increase college affordability and close equity gaps.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy recently signed into law a program covering community college tuition and fees for students with household incomes of $65,000 or less, and officials say the approach could provide a national model.
Recognizing that their peers may not be aware of—or comfortable seeking out—food assistance benefits, college students are launching navigator programs that reduce stigma and increase access to basic necessities.
The pandemic has exacerbated financial challenges for college students across the nation. Edquity, the emergency aid platform, has been helping institutions deliver emergency aid to students efficiently and without judgment.
A record number of people applied to medical school this year, many inspired by the health care providers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The transition to online learning during the coronavirus pandemic may turn out to have a positive impact on the re-enrollment of students who have earned some college credit but no degree.
Seeking to support each other at a time of great strain, students at colleges and universities across the nation are launching mutual aid networks to pool resources and rapidly distribute them to peers in need.
Around 6.6 million former college students have earned academic credits that they can’t claim because their institution withholds transcripts in the event of an outstanding balance—and very few programs exist to help.
A new analysis from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce looks at the costs of several free-college models, including the plan put forth by Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, finding that Biden’s plan would pay for itself within a decade.