Across many STEM fields, Black college graduates earn significantly less than their white counterparts. That’s not the case for humanities grads—suggesting a few potential strategies for closing the racial earnings gap.
Simply increasing diversity on campus is not enough to prevent persistent under- or over-representation of racial and ethnic groups in certain majors, according to a new report.
A new report from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce sheds light on wide variation in the first-year earnings and loan debt of graduates across 37,000 college majors at 4,400 postsecondary institutions.
College students are scrambling to rethink their summer plans as employers cancel internships—opportunities that are especially crucial for students with looming loan debt and limited professional networks.
Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce finds that white Americans hold a disproportionate amount of “good jobs” compared to Black and Latinx Americans at the same levels of educational attainment.
New information posted to the College Scorecard reveals the amount of debt students take on for graduate programs—amounts notable not only for their size but also their irrationality.
Approximately 1.7 million single mothers are attending U.S. colleges and universities, but just 8 percent of them will graduate within six years. A few key actions could make a big difference, experts say.
With so many students struggling to cover the cost of college, could income-sharing agreements offer a viable alternative to loans? Some colleges and universities are trying to find out.
A new report finds that re-opening the Pell Grant program for incarcerated individuals would improve their quality of life, reduce their likelihood of returning to prison, and generate economic opportunities for states.
Want to help low-income students choose science, technology, engineering, or math fields? Give them more need-based grants, a new study suggests.
Dallas-based Paul Quinn College—the nation’s first urban work college—plans to create a network of urban institutions interested in adopting the work-college model to curb intergenerational poverty.
A New York Times analysis finds that, for lower- and middle-income students, the cost of attending top universities is often substantially lower than advertised.