And progress on that front may be slowing.
Often college students nearing graduation have bills that, while small, could prevent them from graduating. Many universities now offer micro-grants to cover such expenses, which helps keep such students on track to graduation.
And that makes it hard for kids to choose the right school.
An expert weighs in on Brown University's new no-loan program and other ways schools can cut costs for middle- and low-income families.
Brown hopes to raise $30 million by December in order to eliminate loans starting in the 2018–19 academic year.
A ProPublica analysis of newly available federal data shows that some of the nation’s wealthiest colleges are leaving their poorest students with plenty of debt.
Universities rarely release the specific criteria behind their aid decisions. Could a little-known regulation help open the black box?
After years of repeatedly claiming to practice “need-blind” admissions, administrators at George Washington University now acknowledge that the school has long given an edge to wealthier students.