Putting college within reach for rural students

Students from rural communities face multiple barriers to higher education, including long commutes, financial strain, and a lack of academic support. New programs are finding ways to shrink those obstacles.

New index ranks colleges based on their economic diversity

The New York Times has released data on trends in the enrollment of low-income students at top colleges across the country. While some selective colleges and universities have enrolled more economically disadvantaged students, others are backsliding.

Colleges are taking action as fewer men enroll

With fewer men enrolling in colleges and universities across the country, campuses are adding mentorship, counseling, and supportive services that get to the root of what’s keeping them out of school.