Georgia has launched a new direct admissions program, which aims to increase college access by telling students that colleges are “holding a spot” for them and making it easy to apply.
Following Tuesday’s elections, analysts expect the coming months to bring increased scrutiny of the Education Department, minimal progress on the Higher Education Act, and varied state efforts to address college access and affordability. Here’s a round-up of key results.
As colleges grapple with declining enrollment, some are lowering tuition in hopes that a smaller sticker price will help attract additional applicants.
Looking to increase postsecondary access and reap the cost savings associated with consolidation, some states are merging their two- and four-year college systems.
Georgia State University has switched gears, transforming from a institution for white businessmen to one focused on—and widely recognized for—retaining low-income students.