Data points to a widening amount of Americans unable or unwilling to pay their student debt. Mitch Daniels, Purdue University president, thinks "income-sharing agreements' could provide the solution.» Read More
Lanhee Chen, Hoover Institution, and Michael Feldman, Glover Park Group, provide their thoughts on what we can expect to hear from President Obama when he addresses the nation Tuesday night.
Six-figure loan debt is becoming a way of life for many recent graduates, and even some old ones. Here's how to keep it from swallowing you whole.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson predicts the family income will not keep up with education costs, and government programs will fall short.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson takes a look at trends in the rising costs of education.
A new study from "buy side" network SumZero shows which universities send more students to elite hedge funds.
Billions are being spend on private sports coaches for kids as young as 6 years-old. The goal is to grab a spot on a collegiate team.
The NCAA tells high school athletes the chances of getting a scholarship in many sports are around 2 percent. NBC Sports Dave Briggs, and CNBC.com's Kelley Holland, weigh in.
A complete stranger might help get your student loans under control, through new crowdfunding initiatives and student loan start-ups.
This is the first game specifically made for the next generation systems, says Eric Handler, MKM Partners, discusses the outlook on Activision.
The latest national figures from the Institute for College Access and Success reveal more than two thirds of graduates have at least some debt. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports data is showing the rate of increase in student debt and in tuition is slowing considerably.
The debate against Common Core is moving into the state legislatures, even as more parents plan to opt out of spring tests.
If you are mulling business school but worried about tuition, relax. The top 25 business schools award nearly $235 million yearly in grants.
If the word "college" evokes leafy walkways and eager 18-year-olds, think again. Today's students are older, part time and, often, not graduating.
The value of getting a college degree abroad can seem more attractive amid rising college costs, but it's not a good fit for everyone.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports on companies helping to put veterans into their workforce.
Veterans should be at ease, but for many, slow tuition payments make getting an education another battle to be won.
Millions of students are defaulting on their college loans. Here are some tips to help ensure the debt load remains manageable.
To help alleviate the cost of higher education, some colleges are exploring the use of open-source materials as an option to textbooks.
In some states the student loan debt has topped $30,000, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn with a snapshot of college debt.
For the first time, the average student loan debt has topped $30,000 per graduate in several states. But there are also signs of the crisis easing.
Money tips for millennials. Tips for making the best financial decisions during the early years of life.
CNBC 'Explains' the complicated economics of our world—from stocks and balance sheets, to trade and public policy.
Featuring CNBC's Financial Advisor Council, this video series will aim to educate investors with straightforward financial advice.
With tuition continuing to rise students are increasingly turning to strangers to crowdfund college, NBC News reports.
Peer-to-peer lending platforms offer investors a way to earn 5 to 10 percent on loans to online borrowers.
Students will be able use a variety of materials like readings and videos online at no cost, the school says.