For 10 of the past 15 years, 70% of US colleges reported year-to-year increases in applications.
With much discussion today questioning “is college worth it?”, a report in Education Week presents useful data.
Connect2Complete provides low-income students in remedial classes at community colleges peer mentors who have been through the program themselves.
Brock Blomberg will become the seventeenth president in Ursinus College’s 146-year history, following the sudden death last fall of the Montgomery County liberal arts college’s previous leader.
In the country’s most prestigious colleges, first-gens – often from low-income homes – are speaking up about their unique needs and administrators are listening.
The Chronicle of Higher Education has published its 2014 Influence List and Nicole Hurd made it.
The $15-million gift will help set up a permanent endowment dedicated to the engineering school.
The traditional approach to formal education ties students to classrooms. Competency-based education programs grant credentials based on what a student knows.
The College Board, who administers the SAT, announced earlier this year they are giving the exam a major overhaul and cite eight specific changes.
The federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) is an incentive for these graduates to consider taking jobs in public service areas.
CareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.
More than 70 percent of undergraduate college students take out student loans to help with college costs. The U.S. Department of Education offers several different repayment plans to ease the burden of loan payments for new graduates as they work to establish their careers.
The federal Pell Grant program is the nation’s largest needs-based college grant program.
The federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.
According to a 2013 College Board report, full-time workers with a bachelor’s degree earn an average of $21,000 more annually than those who have no education beyond high school.