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College Colleges & Universities

  • 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.

  • JPM quits student loans biz

    JPMorgan Chase is leaving the student loan business, CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the story. And Sheila Bair, Former FDIC chair, joins to discuss JPM woes, explains why we need much tougher capital standards and reveals her support for Janet Yellen as Fed chair.

  • JPMorgan: No more student loans

    JPMorgan will not be accepting new private student loan applications, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche. The decision applies to borrowers for next year.

  • The college experience: Worth the cost?

    The price of higher education keeps rising, while the jobs picture remains bleak. Swainson Gill, senior at Iona College; Kelsie Blazier, a junior at New York University; and Jeffrey Selingo of The Chronicle of Higher Education discuss.

  • How to get a job without a college degree?

    Tony Lee, Careercast.com; and Doug Belkin, Wall Street Journal, share well-paying job options for those who decide to not attend college. And CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on entrepreneurs finding investors and investment ideas at their alma mater.

  • Crowdfunding college tuition

    CNBC's Mary Thompson explains how some students and parents are finding a way to make college more affordable.

  • Ace the class, land the job

    CNBC.com's Kelli Grant, Eric Greenberg of Greenberg Educational and Chad Oakley of Charles Aris explain why certain classes improve job prospects.

  • How to pay for college

    With financial aid, scholarships, and grants; Kim Clark, Money Magazine; and Kal Chany, author of "Paying for College Without Going Broke," discuss the best way to pay for an education.

  • Is college worth it?

    William Bennett and Anthony Carnevale of Georgetown University debate the value of higher education. And CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on generations of college debt.

  • Book rental CEO gets book smart

    Alan Martin, Campus Book Renals CEO, discusses how his company provides students a platform to rent their school textbooks and save money.

  • Generations of student loan debt

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports student loan debt is building, becoming a lifetime and in some cases a generational burden.

  • FDA considering online e-cig sales ban

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is giving a 12-month notice of his retirement, and the FDA is considering a ban on online sales of e-cigarettes. CNBC's John Carney and Simon Hobbs discuss.