Student Retention

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Parent Plus Loans for Future College Students

As the cost of college spirals upward and median family income falls a loan program called Parent Plus has become indispensable for increasing numbers of parents desperate to make their children's college plans work.

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Effective Higher Education Recruitment Strategies

Hispanic students value a college education. Among high school graduates, Hispanic students are second only to Asian students in attendance at colleges and universities.

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Will Taxpayers Fund Higher Ed to Reinvent NJ's Future?

In any discussion concerning state efforts to create, maintain, and enhance economic competitiveness, talk turns inevitably to the need for a higher education system capable of consistently producing a skilled workforce to attract the attention of corporate decision-makers considering locating a new business or expanding existing operations here.

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R.I. Higher Ed Board Wants to Freeze Tuition

Keeping their promise to hold the line on tuition and fee hikes at the state's three public colleges, the Board of Governors for Higher Education's finance committee unanimously approved a budget for 2013-2014 Thursday morning that would freeze tuition and fees at the current year levels.

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University Of Oklahoma Mixed-Gender Housing Program Is A Success, Officials Say

Starting this semester, the University of Oklahoma launched a project in which one wing of the fifth floor of Walker Center was designated as mixed-gender by suite. University officials are working on a proposal that would expand the program in the coming years.

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Veterans Upward Bound at WSU Gets $1.6 Million Grant

Weber State University has been awarded a $1.6 million federal grant to fund its Veterans Upward Bound program for another five years.

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St. John's College Assists Students In Financial Hardship

Caritas Society has given out $35,000 grants this year

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Mormon Mission Fallout To Shake Up Utah Colleges

Officials bracing for big changes in recruiting, scholarships, admissions and even graduation rates.

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AACC Offers Credits For Experiences Outside Classroom

Prior Learning Assessment designed for those in the workforce

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CMU Aims To Decrease 54 Percent 6-Year Graduation Rate By Joining National Initiative

More than half of students at Central Michigan University graduate with a bachelor's degree in six years.

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