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Private Colleges Focus on Affordability
New campus affordability measures are helping to keep students' and families' out-of-pocket costs as low as possible. Tuition cuts and freezes, three-year degree programs, and more. Complete list
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Swift Changes to Aid Sites
February 14, 2014
Dozens of colleges and universities have changed the wording of their financial aid web pages since a Democratic Congressman last week accused more than 100 institutions of misleading students about the requirements for obtaining federal grants and loans. Representative Elijah E. Cummings of Maryland, the senior Democrat on the House Oversight Committee, said last week that his office had identified 111 cases of colleges either requiring students to submit fee-based forms for federal student aid or insinuating that such forms were needed to access that aid.