‘Affordable colleges’ can mean different things depending on the vantage point. For chief financial officers at schools, affordable colleges could mean heavier teaching loads and rising tuition.
SAT test company, The College Board, releases studies saying that while tuition still outpaces inflation, jumps in federal and private grants are keeping up.
Tuition at four-year public universities rose again this year, outpacing inflation, according to a report released Thursday by The College Board. Federal aid to states and students softens the bite.
College tuition and student loans take an average 11 years to make up, says a new study. But college grads still come out ahead.
President Obama signed the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act Tuesday, whose student loan reform will mean big savings for the US government, but not much change for students until 2014.
The administration will reduce the number of questions on federal forms – currently so tortuous they deter many from applying.
Budgets are cut as a new study reports an average loss of 23 percent in endowment value.
A new report shows signs of moderation in rate hikes. But the economic downturn could quickly send prices up.
The $86 billion system is so complex and piecemeal that experts call for an overhaul.