Facts & Figures - Higher Education

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Survey: Parents Don’t Want to Pay Full Price for Online College

by | September 24, 2020 With COVID-19 causing many colleges and universities to go remote in an effort to curb the spre Read more

Sharp International Student Decline Costs US, Study Finds

by | August 8, 2019
There has been a steady decline in international students studying in the United States over th [...] Read more

Study: Blacks Less Likely to be Shot by Police Than Whites

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | July 11, 2016
There is no evidence of racial discrimination in officer-involved shootings, according to a rec [...] Read more

Higher Ed Fundraising ‘Pacesetters’ Find Keys to Success

by Reginald Stuart | July 5, 2016
­The “pacesetters” in higher education fundraising have learned what attracts donors — s [...] Read more

Experts Give Federal Student Aid System a Failing Grade

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | June 29, 2016
Despite ongoing efforts to make it more efficient, the federal student aid system was lambasted [...] Read more

Experts: Low-income Students’ Needs Exceed Basic Financial Aid

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | May 26, 2016
In order to help more low-income students complete college, policymakers and higher education l [...] Read more

Higher Ed Associations Pushing for More Accurate Graduation Rate Accounting

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | May 5, 2016
The #CountAllStudents campaign is meant to prod the federal government to provide a more accura [...] Read more

Mitchell: U.S. College System Underperforming

by Catherine Morris | May 2, 2016
The United States has some of the best colleges and universities in the world but is underperfo [...] Read more

Academic Studies Underscore Benefits of Government Assistance to Poor

by Lydia Lum | April 28, 2016
They are the most recent contributions to ongoing national discourse over whether public assist [...] Read more

More Than Ever, Parents Weigh Paying Price for College Education

by Jamal Eric Watson | April 27, 2016
Financial experts say that parents’ decision to finance thousands of dollars to send their ch [...] Read more

Food Assistance Put on Table for Low-Income College Students

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim |
The proposal to provide free or reduced price meals to low-income college students as a means o [...] Read more

The Call to Nationalize Private University Endowments

by Brian C. Mitchell | April 25, 2016
Any action to nationalize funds ― whether restricted or unrestricted by category ― would ha [...] Read more

Is Affirmative Action Failing the Students It Was Designed For?

by Kevin Brown | April 14, 2016
Since the “Harvard Revelation,” several scholars have noted the changing racial and [...] Read more

2 Econ Professors Cite Student Borrowing as Contributor to Rising Tuition

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | April 12, 2016
Increased student borrowing, more generous financial aid and the increased value of a college d [...] Read more

Need for Research that Centers on Female Experiences at HBCUs

by Abigail Shepherd | April 11, 2016
Historical accounts of HBCUs often exclude the stories of Black women at these institutions and [...] Read more
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