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College Colleges & Universities

  • Hunting for entrepreneurs in universities

    James King, the founder and chairman of Find Invest Grow (FIG), explains why it is easier to find entrepreneurs among students in U.S. universities than U.K. ones.

  • Disrupting higher education in the US

    Gene Wade, UniversityNow founder & CEO, and Anant Agarwal, EDX president, discuss how they are trying to make education more accessible and affordable to everyone. "Education is a basic human right," Agarwal says.

  • M. Night Shyamalan gets 'schooled'

    M. Night Shyamalan, filmmaker, explains how he got to see the disparities between two public schools in Philadelphia while scouting for a movie location, and that prompted him to take a closer look at what needs to be done to improve schools in the U.S. He also shares the five key things people must do to close the education gap.

  • Disrupting Education: Affordable degrees

    How education can become more affordable, and the impact to institutions, with Michael Staton, Learn Capital partner. "Elite institutions aren't going anywhere, but they've set up an existing model," explains Staton.

  • Improving the accreditation system

    Michael Horn, Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation co-founder, weighs in on concerns around accreditation for higher education. Michael Staton, Learn Capital founder, provides perspective.

  • Active learning with the Minerva Project

    The Minerva Project founder Ben Nelson provides insight on the curriculum for the Minerva Project, which re-imagines the college education. Former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey (D) of The Minerva Institute for Research and Scholarship, weighs in.

  • Minerva Project vs liberal arts education

    The Minerva Project offers 4 years of free tuition for its first matriculating class. Its founder Ben Nelson, and former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey (D) of The Minerva Institute for Research and Scholarship, discuss what the project offers compared to a traditional liberal arts education.

  • Pressure on regional creditors: Kerrey

    Discussing why college tuition has skyrocketed, with former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey (D) of The Minerva Institute for Research and Scholarship. "It's time for the regional creditors to grant now," he says.

  • More than 40 percent of US public universities and nonprofit colleges face lower tuition revenue and declining enrollment, according to a report.

  • Affordable student loans

    SoFi co-founders and VPs James Finnigan and Dan Macklin, discuss how they're shaking up the student loan market.

  • Covering college football from a second screen

    Barry Switzer covers Oklahoma games from his "coaches cabana," reports CNBC's Jane Wells. Since Switzer never shows the games, they don't have to pay rights to the NCAA.

  • Penn State pays $59.7 million to Sandusky victims

    Penn State pays $59.7 million to Sandusky victims; and a link sent from President Obama's official Twitter account was hacked., reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.

  • Dershowitz: Conservative at heart?

    Discussing abortion laws, the issue of diversity at Harvard, the NSA controversy, and a funny story about O.J. Simpson's trial, with Alan Dershowitz, author of "Taking the Stand."

  • Glitches in new college common application

    NYU Stern School of Business dean Peter Henry says NYU is not seeing an issue with its common application, despite reported glitches. Also, are we seeing the end of the landline?

  • 'Ivy leaguers' still the most desired?

    The CEO of Burberry Angela Ahrendts is leaving the company to head Apple's retail division. Peter Blair, dean of NYU Stern School of Business; and CNBC's Jon Fortt and Robert Frank, discuss whether "ivy leaguers" are still at the top of businesses.

  • Gov Daniels' 'pay for performance' education plan

    Former Gov. Mitch Daniels, (R-IN), explains Purdue's program to keep higher education affordable while maintaining high academic standards.

  • College endowments gone wild

    Harvard's endowment fund is larger than the GDPs of countries like Jordan and Latvia. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the details.

  • The U.S. Census reported college enrollment declined for the first time in six years in 2012. That threatens higher education revenue, said Moody's.

  • The Cuban & Cramer show

    "As long as the money keeps going into colleges, they're going to take it," says billionaire investor Mark Cuban. CNBC's Jim Cramer seconds that.

  • Mark Cuban's latest venture

    Where is business investor Mark Cuban putting his money now? Cuban, joined by Ranku founder and CEO Kim Taylor, discusses what the education start-up can do for potential online college students.