College Colleges & Universities

  • 2U takes grad degree digital

    Chip Paucek, CEO of 2U, explains how he plans to revolutionize the education system by forming digital platform partnerships with major universities like Georgetown and Berkeley.

  • Student loans killing startups?

    Is student loan debt killing the entrepreneurial spirit? Carol Roth, author of "The Entrepreneur Equation," and Andrew Busch, The Busch Update, discuss.

  • Oregon's secret weapon

    CNBC's Jane Wells offers a look inside Eugene, Oregon's brand new state of the art football facility at the University of Oregon.

  • Wells speaks to University of Oregon's mascot

    The University of Oregon hopes its new multi-million dollar training facility will bring it football greatness. Jane Wells talks to the most famous member of the team--the mascot, famous for doing pushups every time the team scores a touchdown.

  • Back-to-school season goes high tech

    As students prepare to head back into the classroom, electronic devices are topping the list for many buyers, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Market check ahead of the Fed

    The Kentucky college has received one of the biggest school endowment gifts in U.S. history, reports CNBC's Seema Mody; and stocks hold steady ahead of the Fed's conclusion to its 2-day meeting, with Danielle Hughes, Divine Capital Markets, and Mike Ozanian, Forbes.

  • Spain train crash driver was on phone

    The driver of the train that crashed in Spain was talking on the phone, reports CNBC's Seema Mody; and Mary Thompson reports on the SEC's closing arguments in the Fabrice Tourre trial.

  • Parents pay less of college costs

    A new study by Sallie Mae digs into just where the funding for college is coming from. CNBC's Hampton Pearson offers insight.

  • Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano

    Janet Napolitano, the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, will step down to lead the University of California system, NBC News confirms.

  • An effort to restore lower interest rates on student loans has failed in the Senate.

  • Lawmakers returned to fights over presidential nominations, student loans and the farm bill, and to the question of whether they can pass immigration reform.

  • Meeting the Student Housing Demand

    What impact might rising student loan debt have on the demand for student housing? Ted Rollins, Campus Crest Communities CEO, offers insight.

  • How Can College Grads Stand Out?

    The unemployment rate for those with a bachelor's degree or higher is just under 4 percent. New college graduates Ryan Boepple of Syracruse University and Brooke Flanagan of Colgate University talk about their time and money invested in college as they face the job market.

  • Student Loan Rates Double

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports that interest rates on new subsidized Stafford loans are doubling to 6.8 percent after a bipartisan Senate group failed to agree on a plan.

  • Rising student loan debt and high unemployment may prevent college graduates from achieving financial goals and spill over into the U.S. economy, according to a recent report.

  • Student Loan Rates Double Today

    Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-VT) discusses a bill he co-sponsored that would restore the student loan rate to 3.4% and explains why it should be the first order of business after the Senate's recess.

  • No Deal Yet to Keep Student Loan Rates Steady

    The Senate passed the immigration bill, and it is on its way to the House; and a deadline is fast approaching for a deal that would keep student loan rates steady, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.

  • Student Loan Rate Hike Looming

    Radford University misspelled "Virginia" on its 2013 diplomas, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan; and Sharon Epperson reports interest rates on federal student loans will jump from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent if Congress does not act.

  • Student Loan Crisis

    Student loan rates are set to double if Congress doesn't act by July 1st, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • Student Loan Rates Set to Double on July 1st

    Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) discusses his views on why the government should not profit from student loans, but should be viewed as an investment in the nation's future instead.