Tuition freezes seem like they would help all students, but a look at the data shows otherwise.
A new report from the American Talent Initiative—of which Georgetown University is a founding member—recommends redesigning financial aid offers to increase clarity, ensure transparency, and better welcome students to their campus community.
This month brought mixed FAFSA news, including a pronounced drop in completions among low-income students and students of color, and a temporary reprieve from verification.
Many of the nation’s employers offer college tuition benefits to their workers, but a significant share of the billions of dollars earmarked for those programs goes unused.
Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy recently announced the creation of a scholarship fund to increase access for active-duty servicemen and women, veterans, and military-connected students.
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.
The U.S. Department of Education this week prepared to distribute more than $36 billion in emergency aid to colleges, announcing that it has reversed a Trump-era decision that barred undocumented and international students from accessing the funds.
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.
The commitment from alumnus and civic entrepreneur Frank H. McCourt Jr. (C’75) includes $50 million for financial aid and scholarships, catalyzing Georgetown’s ambition to build the nation’s most inclusive school of public policy.
A growing number of colleges are embracing competitive, organized video gaming, but a new survey suggests that women are underrepresented on those esports teams and among esports scholarship recipients.
The $1.9 trillion stimulus package President Joe Biden signed into law this week provides $40 billion for higher education, eliminates taxes on student debt forgiveness, and closes a regulatory loophole that may encourage for-profit schools to target student-veterans.
Real-estate developer Samuel G. Rose has given the University of Baltimore $5 million for scholarships to support students transferring from other institutions—the largest-ever single-donor cash gift to the institution’s endowment.