Under today’s federal guidelines and formulas, some colleges struggle to accurately predict students’ true cost of attendance. The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice is looking to change that.
Louisiana recently made the FAFSA mandatory for graduating high school students—and saw rapid gains. Will a similar policy produce Texas-sized results?
U.S. universities in states that border Mexico are developing support systems, transportation options, and faculty policies that reflect the difficulties of attending class in one nation while living in another.
Amarillo College in Texas is drawing national attention for its comprehensive approach to increasing completion rates among students struggling with basic needs insecurity.
A new journal article shows how international students may face prejudice from domestic students on American college campuses and suggests several ways universities can create a more inclusive environment.
Colleges are increasingly deploying admissions arrangements in which high school students agree to attend a different college their first year then transfer in as a sophomore—a policy met with both praise and skepticism.
Two- and four-year institutions across Houston, Texas, are teaming up to accelerate progress toward state goals for degree completion.
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.
New federal data indicate that more than twenty percent of full-time freshmen nationwide fail to return for a second year.
A growing number of public research universities assign different price tags to different academic programs, but critics say the approach may discourage low-income students from entering certain fields.