Research + News | Topic: College Costs
Jul 11, 2022
Is College Worth It? Americans Say They Value Higher Education, But It’s Too Expensive For Many
Younger people, who historically have made up the majority of the college-going population, are especially dubious of higher education’s value. Read the article here.
May 26, 2022
College Enrollment Drops, Even As The Pandemic’s Effects Ebb
A generation of students may be weighing the value of college versus its cost, questioning whether college is still the ticket to the middle class. Read the article here.
May 21, 2021
Parents Expect To Pay At Least $26,000 Annually To Send Their Kids To College
Seven in 10 parents are feeling nervous about paying for college this year due to the financial impact of COVID-19. Read the article here.
Dec 23, 2020
Why College Students Around The Country Are Going On Tuition Strikes
College tuition is a large financial burden—especially now—and students want to see change. Read the article here.
Nov 25, 2020
Is Online Learning Worth It?
Juggling jobs and remote schoolwork, college students have started to wonder about the value of finishing their education. Read the article here.
Jan 27, 2020
The Grim Reality Of Millennials Who Rely On Their Parents For Money
Despite a decade-long expansion and record-low unemployment, studies suggest that between 60% and 70% of 18- to 34-year-olds rely on their parents for financial assistance. Read the article here.
Jan 7, 2020
I Killed My Teenager’s Fancy College Dreams. You Should, Too.
Forty-five million Americans owe a collective $1.6 trillion in student debt. One columnist describes why her daughter won’t be one of them. Read the article here.
Sep 16, 2019
Survey Results: Today’s Students Are Skipping College
Tim Elmore takes a look at some of the generational differences between Millennials and Gen Z and their views on higher education. Read the post here.
Jul 31, 2019
College Financial-Aid Loophole: Wealthy Parents Transfer Guardianship Of Their Teens To Get Aid
Education Department, universities are investigating the practice, which has been used in the Chicago area. Read the article here.
May 13, 2019
As College Debt Rises, So Does Interest In Teaching Financial Literacy
After languishing for a few years, support for teaching money-management skills to high school students has reignited, financial literacy advocates say. They attribute much of the newfound interest to worries about mushrooming student debt. Read the article here.