In South Africa, student anger over tuition costs and access has bubbled over—and some observers say the tumult is a harbinger of worldwide unrest.
Ballooning fees are leaving some students feeling nickel-and-dimed.
The hands-on approach of the U.S. Naval War College prepares students to learn faster and retain the information longer.
Could an approach that succeeded in getting the minority group to college work in the United States?
Thousands of Syrian students’ schooling is on pause, and though many would like to continue their learning in America, immigration policies make that all but impossible.
Universities’ executive, administrative, and managerial offices grew 15 percent during the recession, even as budgets were cut and tuition was increased.
Campus divides along racial and socioeconomic lines deepen as students are priced out of expensive residence halls.
Even as long-neglected maintenance threatens to further escalate the price of higher education, universities continue to borrow and spend record amounts on new buildings.
The schools avoid reporting requirements, but students can’t get grants or loans.
The United Kingdom has been far more successful than the U.S. in sending low-income students to higher education.
Mainly the rich
Like the U.S., the U.K. is facing a growing imbalance in the number of men going to college—but is doing more to target its main minority group of poor white males.
Graduates don’t have to start making payments for their college educations until they reach a salary equivalent to $39,152—and they pay no interest.
A surprisingly tiny minority of U.S. college students actually get their four-year degrees in four years—but a pioneering program at the University of Hawaii wants to change that.
Military academies and chef schools say the humanities are essential to their graduates’ success.
In New Orleans and elsewhere, parochial and independent schools are losing enrollments.
In New Orleans and elsewhere, old-line parochial schools are seeing their enrollments plummet.
Benefits for retirees could ratchet up tuition costs.
While the United States struggles to encourage older Americans to enroll in college, Sweden has made adult learning a popular choice for citizens.
Denmark is cracking down on people who overstay their time in college, echoing similar efforts in the U.S. It’s causing a lot of anger in a country known for its educational equality and happy citizenry.