Free College Has Critics on the Right and Left. Is It Viable?
Tuition costs have ballooned since the 1970s, but some argue making college free is a regressive solution.
The Counterintuitive School Choice Fight Behind Arizona's Proposition 305
Voters in Arizona will decide whether to move forward with a program that would allow all students to receive public money for private school.
More American Students Are Being Lured to Canadian Universities
Blame the high cost of tuition in the U.S. and the 2016 election results.
Higher Education Funding Is Still Not Back to Pre-Recession Levels
These two charts show what a lost decade of higher education funding looks like.
The Soup to Nuts Approach to Financing College
The presidential campaign trail is littered with ideas for making college more affordable, but none of them address the potential game-changer of a wealth-based approach to financing an education.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker on Economic Development
As Scott Walker eyes the White House, fiscal austerity gets its day in court.
MOOCs Are Going to Make College Even More Expensive
Many massive open online courses serve as giant, viral marketing campaigns for universities looking to find even more potential students.
A University President's Thoughts on Turning His Campus Into a Club
He brought sushi to campus dining halls and revamped the dorms. Why one former university president wonders whether he did the right thing.
Breaking Away: Why Several Top Public Universities Are Going Private
Many are worried that as public universities gain freedom, they will end up sidelining broader goals such as access and affordability.
In Rankings Race, Colleges Giving Low-Income Students Less Aid Than Better Off Ones
A new study from The New America Foundation makes it clear why so many schools have fought efforts for greater transparency when it comes to financial aid.
How to Receive a World-Class College Education on the Cheap
But you probably won't be able to visit the parents back home very often.
The 5 Top Host Countries for American Students Studying Abroad
Want to save on tuition? Think about ditching the Ivy League to go international.
University Presidents Get Richer, Students Pay More
There are now four university presidents making over $1 million per year. Meanwhile, tuition costs continue to rise.
Why Do Colleges Compete by Becoming More Expensive?
The author of Liberal Arts on the Brink observes that American universities and colleges are busily competing against other as their core industry sinks ever lower.