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The Business Side of College: Part I

Part I: Beginning to Consider the Cost of College as a First Generation Student

As the 2017-2018 academic year approaches, there are a substantial number of first-generation African-American college students anxiously awaiting the transition to a newfound freedom, in the form of college!!! 193 more words

African-American College Students

So How Much Does Student Departure Cost Your Institution?

By Dr. Watson Scott Swail, President & CEO, Educational Policy Institute

In 2013, state and federal governments spent approximately $150 billion on higher education. This includes funding for Pell Grants, state grants, research, and direct subsidies for students. 1,687 more words

As college costs skyrocket, more students try crowdfunding


When Michigan State University senior Emettra Nelson was in the delivery room about to give birth to her daughter, she was also working on homework and emailing professors about her impending absence. 680 more words


College Board Releases 2016 Reports on College Pricing, Student Aid

The College Board today released its annual Trends in Higher Education reports, one focusing on student aid and the other on tuition and fees. 504 more words

Short Takes

Why are we worried about health care costs?

Everyone knows about rising health costs and the solution; just subsidize premiums, provide tax credits and prohibit coinsurance.😷

Did you know that rising college costs outpace health care by a considerable margin? 59 more words


#PublicUValues: Average Cost of Public Universities Is $3,980 for In-state Students

On average, in-state students at public four-year institutions paid just $3,980 in tuition and fees during the 2015–16 academic year. This cost, known as the average net price, reflects the actual cost of tuition after scholarships, grants and tax benefits have been taken into consideration. 118 more words

Facts In Brief

Child care now costs more than in-state college tuition

NEW YORK — Most parents with young children work outside the home. So they need an affordable, high-quality, easily accessible place to leave their kids while they work. 547 more words