Jul 30, 2012
Senator Tom Harkin is out today with a scathing report on for-profit colleges. The report says taxpayers spend billions of dollars a year on those schools. But students often leave deep in debt.
Jul 26, 2012
How much do all those campus luxuries push up tuition and fees?
Jul 19, 2012
But these still won't compete with the brick-and-mortar institutions.
Jul 16, 2012
A new survey reveals that families are increasingly eliminating certain colleges based on cost, and students are taking on more of the burden themselves as parents' share declines.
Jul 6, 2012
There's been talk of a nurse shortage for years, but why are many nursing grads still struggling to find a job?
Jun 25, 2012
Sacked president Theresa Sullivan could be reinstated when the university's board meets.
Jun 18, 2012
Commentator Robert Samuelson says too many students are encouraged to go to college who shouldn't be there.
Jun 15, 2012
Spending summers working for no money seems like something students must do to land a job after graduation. But author Ross Perlin says there's more value in flipping burgers during the school break.
Jun 13, 2012
As "yield" gets tougher to predict, schools keep their options open.