WILMINGTON, Del., May 19- The bankruptcy of Corinthian Colleges Inc, one of the biggest for-profit college chains, has set off a scramble to find a way to wipe away billions of dollars of student loans for those who attended its campuses. The groups, including the National Consumer Law Center, said the Department of Education had the authority because Corinthian...» Read More
March Madness is upon us, and that means it's time to fill out a bracket. CNBC.com's Eric Chemi gives you the tips you need to win your office pool this year.
Jim Cramer will school you...and in honor of Mad Money's 10th anniversary this week, here are five of the best moments from Cramer's Back To School tours.
As March Madness approaches, small schools will battle for bragging rights, national exposure and the 'Flutie Effect.'
Private women's college Sweet Briar says it will close down at the end of this year. A sign of more to come?
LOS ANGELES, Feb 23- Families receiving college financial aid offers this spring should beware: what they see this year may not be what they get next year. About half of all colleges front-load their grants, according to financial aid expert Mark Kantrowitz, who analyzed data from the National Center for Education Statistic's Integrated Postsecondary...
UMass reversed a controversial policy change and continue to accept Iranian nationals into science and engineering programs, NBC News reports.
NEW YORK, Feb 18- More U.S. students continued to borrow larger sums for their college education last year, according to data from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, while total student loan balances tripled over the last decade. The average balance was some $27,000. While the 2007-2009 recession depressed other forms of household debt, Americans continued to...
Immigration patterns have made affirmative action harder to promote at a time when support is flagging. One academic explains why.
Investments by academic institutions did well in 2014, boosting long-term performance records hit during the financial crisis.
President Obama has dropped his controversial proposal to tax 529 plans, but as CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports, the ability to withdraw tax-fee funds for higher education isn't the only reason these plans are an attractive vehicle for millions of families to save for college.
President Obama plans to tax the 529 college savings plan. Jared Bernstein, Senior Fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and the "Closing Bell" panel debate the topic.
DALTON, Georgia Jan 18- Barack Obama enters the final two years of his presidency with a blemish on his legacy that looks impossible to erase: the decline of the middle class he has promised to rescue. Administration officials said on Saturday the president would propose higher capital gains taxes, new fees on large financial firms, and other measures to raise...
DALTON, Georgia Jan 18- Barack Obama enters the final two years of his presidency with a blemish on his legacy that looks impossible to erase: the decline of the middle class he has promised to rescue. The revival of middle-class jobs has been one of Obama's mantras since he took office in 2009 fighting the worst economic crisis in generations.
David Thomas, Dean of the McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University, discusses the rationale of viewing business education from a global context and outlines how the university benefited from a relaxation in U.S.-China visa rules.
The second largest public university in New Jersey is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on a statue of their mascot.
Total enrollments at Apollo's flagship University of Phoenix dropped 20.4 percent to 592,853 in the quarter ended Nov. 30. Corinthian Colleges Inc and ITT Educational Services are under the U.S. government's scrutiny over their student loans and placement rates. Phoenix, Arizona-based Apollo forecast revenue of $580 million- $595 million for the second...
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.
LOS ANGELES, Dec 15- Soaring college costs and stagnant incomes mean many families will not be able to save enough to pay for a typical undergraduate education. The good news is that most people will pay significantly less than the sticker prices published by colleges, which currently average just under $20,000 a year for public four-year university courses,...
One private university president made over $7 million, compared to a median compensation amount of $400,000.