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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.
LOS ANGELES, Dec 2- The next generation of college students has heard the message loud and clear about the perils of taking on too much student loan debt- so much so that many are unwilling to go into debt at all in order to attend college. The vast majority of people aged 16-19 recognize the importance of a college degree, but most say they either want to avoid...
Saathi, a start-up that won Harvard's venture competition this year, empowers rural Indian women by using banana tree fiber to make sanitary pads.
If you are mulling business school but worried about tuition, relax. The top 25 business schools award nearly $235 million yearly in grants.
A publicly funded university in New Jersey is under fire for spending over $200,000 to have a conference table custom-built in China.
Joel Klein, "Lessons of Hope: How to Fix Our Schools" author, discusses how implementing incentives that reward good teachers will go a long way to cultivate better educators and improve the nation's existing school system.
A few students at the University of North Texas tripled their portfolio in just 4 weeks. TD Ameritrade CEO Fred Tomczyk, provides insight to the college challenge. The winning team's captain Mason Hendrickson, discusses his team's strategy.
The latest national figures from the Institute for College Access and Success reveal more than two thirds of graduates have at least some debt. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports data is showing the rate of increase in student debt and in tuition is slowing considerably.
In some states the student loan debt has topped $30,000, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn with a snapshot of college debt.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports why many parents are hiring college planners to help with the child's application process.
Academia continues to rebuild its fiscal position after being whacked in the financial crisis with a heavy allocation to alternative investments.
University of Pennsylvania Professor Kenneth Goldsmith is the professor behind the class "Wasting Time on the Internet." Goldsmith says students will be able to look at anything on the Internet in order to create great works of literature out of the experience.
CNBC personal finance correspondent Sharon Epperson discusses several factors incoming college students should take into account when choosing their major.
The NCAA tells high school athletes the chances of getting a scholarship in many sports are around 2 percent. NBC Sports Dave Briggs, and CNBC.com's Kelley Holland, weigh in.
The odds of playing in college--much less getting a scholarship--are lower than you might think. And the pressure is intense for those who do.
Vice President Joe Biden used a choice word to describe his job Thursday night during an event at Harvard University's Institute of Politics.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports Stephen Blyth will become the head of Harvard's endowment effective January 1st.