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  • WASHINGTON— Americans with no more than a high school diploma have fallen so far behind college graduates in their economic lives that the earnings gap between college grads and everyone else has reached its widest point on record. College graduates, on average, earned 56 percent more than high school grads in 2015, according to data compiled by the Economic...

  • WASHINGTON— Americans with no more than a high school degree have fallen so far behind college graduates in their economic lives that the earnings gap between college grads and everyone else has reached its widest point on record. College graduates, on average, earned 56 percent more than high school grads in 2015, according to data compiled by the Economic...

  • Hundreds of programs at for-profit colleges are at risk of losing federal funding unless their graduates start earning better wages, federal officials say. On Monday, the Education Department issued its first round of data measuring whether graduates of 8,700 career programs earn enough money to repay their student loans. "We are giving career colleges an...

  • Andrew Cuomo's proposal to make the state's public colleges free for hundreds of thousands of middle-class students is seen as one of the nation's most ambitious efforts to tackle skyrocketing higher education debt. A: Full-time New York students whose families earn less than $125,000 a year would pay no tuition to attend two- or four-year colleges in the...

  • Hundreds of thousands of New York students would be able to attend college for free under a proposal announced by Gov. Comparing student loan debt to "starting a race with an anchor tied to your leg," Cuomo said his Excelsior Scholarship program, if approved by lawmakers, would apply to full-time students who attend State University of New York or City University...

  • MIAMI, Dec 2- A U.S. standards-setting body said it would investigate New Oriental Education& Technology Group Inc in the wake of a Reuters report that detailed allegations of academic fraud at the company. The American International Recruitment Council, which certifies agencies that recruit foreign students on behalf of U.S. colleges, will investigate the...

  • MIAMI, Dec 2- A U.S. standards-setting body said it would investigate New Oriental Education& Technology Group Inc in the wake of a Reuters report that detailed allegations of academic fraud at the company. The American International Recruitment Council, which certifies agencies that recruit foreign students on behalf of U.S. colleges, will investigate the...

  • College students buying the Trump rally?

    CNBC’s Morgan Brennan talks to students at the country's oldest student-run investor club about the role of retail investors as markets trade at record levels.

  • Executive Edge: Student money managers

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports from Lafayette College, the home of the oldest student-run investing club, and speaks with club co-president Othman Guennoum about millennial investors and post-election investment strategy.

  • Business schools with the highest return on investment

    While elite schools still dominate SoFi's rankings with high average salaries, lesser-known programs, such as Brigham Young University, offered graduates a better value when you consider salary-to-debt ratios.

  • Shelter in place lifted at OSU

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports the latest on the "active shooter" situation at Ohio State University with the shelter in place order now being lifted.

  • OSD: Advises continuing to shelter in place

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports the latest on the Ohio State University "active shooter" situation.

  • Ohio State University says 'active shooter' situation

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports the latest on the "active shooter" situation at Ohio State University with officials saying 7 people have been transported to local hospitals.

  • financial planning retirement college fund

    Saving for retirement should take precedence over saving for college, and parents should use cash flow to fund college.

  • College Graduation

    Despite the exams, stress and tuition fees, college certainly pays off, according to one managing director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

  • Will for-profit colleges make a comeback under Trump?

    Paul Fain, Inside Higher Ed news editor, weighs in on the future of for-profit colleges under a Trump presidency.

  • College Graduation

    The Stanford Graduate School of Business's new employment report shows record-breaking salaries for its MBA graduates, Poets & Quants reports.

  • Melania Trump revises her educaiton in bio

    The future first lady's bio on President-elect Donald Trump's government website says she 'paused her studies' at college.

  • Microsoft looks into UPenn's racist cyberbullying case

    Students at the university were targeted in a racist attack on messaging app, GroupMe.

  • This $35,000 robotic dog is a game changer

    Cornell University has developed an innovative way to teach veterinary students to care for animals in emergency situations.