Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 07/10/2013 - 9:14am
Average tuition rose by more than 8 percent in 2012 and now tops $5,000 a year, a record high, according to a new report from the State Higher Education Officers Association.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 07/10/2013 - 9:06am
Maybe Congress should have pressed the “pause” button on interest rates last week until it figured out what to do about soaring college costs. But the reality is that Washington got us into this mess to begin with. And, if tradition holds, Washington is much more likely to make things worse than to get us out.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 07/10/2013 - 8:15am
Nearly one in five community college students get so worried about finances they think about dropping out, according to the “Inceptia National Financial Aptitude Analysis” report. Only 7 percent of four-year students experience such intense stress.