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Bolstered by multi billion-dollar endowment funds, institutions like Harvard, Columbia, Ohio State, Emory, and Stanford were able to ride out the recession...In our allegedly post-racial world it's easy to wonder if we still need institutions that
College students in the U.S. who take out federal loans are likely to see interest rates jump -- potentially by a percentage point or more -- in the coming academic year. Last year, the government began to peg rates on most student loans to the
Apr 8, 2014 Parents are increasingly struggling to repay federal loans they've taken out to help cover their children's college costs, according to newly released federal data. The Parent Plus program allows parents to take out essentially uncapped
Department of Education as one of 16 members of a panel that will help the government hammer out new regulations regarding federal student aid programs, according to a Miles news release. The Title IV Negotiated Rulemaking panel met this week in
The new year could be just as tumultuous for college borrowers. The pending reauthorization of the Higher Education Act could usher in myriad changes to federal student loan programs and interest rates for 2014-2015 loans likely won't remain the same.
Because the federal government tightened standards for lending to parents, many colleges have scrambled to help students find the money they need to stay in college over the past two years. For historically black colleges and universities, including
A mere $600 stood between Christian Fair , 20, and his future this semester, when the U.S. Department of Education denied his parents a loan to help pay for his tuition and textbooks...While qualifying for those loans already required a credit check,
Loans Will Be Allowed to Appeal President Barack Obama has signed off on a policy that supporters say could make college affordable for more families...Members of the [...] President Barack Obama has signed off on a policy that supporters say could
Among those circumstances, Duncan wrote, are delinquent debts so small they are considered de minimis, or inconsequential. Duncan told Fudge that the department was doubling what it would consider de minimis, but he did not specify the new threshold.
Loan approval rate at Morgan has dropped 44 percent from last year, Wilson told the university's Board of Regents this week, contributing to an expected 3 percent decrease 204 students in undergraduate enrollment there this fall. Morgan President