Tuition

Which schools will win the college tuition battle?

Feb 19, 2014
Some schools set tuition high, while others try a lower approach.
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Colleges give largest grants to wealthiest students

Aug 21, 2013
More federal grants are going to low-income students, but colleges are giving more institutional aid to students who are better off.
Posted In: higher education, Education, Tuition, college tuition

Parents paying less for college: Good news?

Jul 23, 2013
A new study finds that the rising cost of higher education is shifting costs as families spend less freely.
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Tuition snapshot: Parents, high-income families paying less for college

Jul 23, 2013
According to a new report from student loan servicer Sallie Mae, parents are shelling out less money for their kid's college tuition. Before you break out the champagne, let's explore those numbers.
Posted In: higher education, student loans, student debt, Tuition

Florida considers cheaper tuition for math, science majors

Jan 15, 2013
Dale Brill, head of the Governor Rick Scott's Education Task Force, discusses a new proposal to incentivize students towards careers with job shortages.
Posted In: Florida, Education, Tuition, higher education

Small college Grinnell weighs big changes to financial aid

Oct 8, 2012
Grinnell is a very small liberal arts college in Iowa with a very big endowment: $1.4 billion. Why the financially sound institution is looking at how to control future costs.
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How to reduce the price of college

Aug 31, 2012
The cost of college continues to soar higher and higher. An education expert posits that costs can go down if the public sector pulls out of higher education.
Posted In: college, Tuition, financial aid, federal aid

Why has college gotten so expensive?

Aug 10, 2012
More college students are living large with gourmet cafeterias and state-of-the-art gyms -- but that's not what's driving up college costs.
Posted In: higher education, college, universities, Tuition, financial aid

The high cost of the other American Dream, education

Apr 13, 2012
Commentator Leah Ingram is facing six years of paying college tuition for her two daughters. She has a suggestion to the government to help middle-class parents like herself.
Posted In: Education, college, Tuition, kids, Taxes

Should parents save for their kids' college?

Oct 1, 2010
Marketplace asked listeners to weigh in on whether or not parents should save for their kids' college education. Here are some of the reasons...
Posted In: college, Education, Saving, Tuition