If the word "college" evokes leafy walkways and eager 18-year-olds, think again. Today's students are older, part time and, often, not graduating.» Read More
A new study from "buy side" network SumZero shows which universities send more students to elite hedge funds.
Billions are being spend on private sports coaches for kids as young as 6 years-old. The goal is to grab a spot on a collegiate team.
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.
A complete stranger might help get your student loans under control, through new crowdfunding initiatives and student loan start-ups.
This is the first game specifically made for the next generation systems, says Eric Handler, MKM Partners, discusses the outlook on Activision.
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.
The debate against Common Core is moving into the state legislatures, even as more parents plan to opt out of spring tests.
If you are mulling business school but worried about tuition, relax. The top 25 business schools award nearly $235 million yearly in grants.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports on companies helping to put veterans into their workforce.
To help alleviate the cost of higher education, some colleges are exploring the use of open-source materials as an option to textbooks.
In some states the student loan debt has topped $30,000, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn with a snapshot of college debt.
For the first time, the average student loan debt has topped $30,000 per graduate in several states. But there are also signs of the crisis easing.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports why many parents are hiring college planners to help with the child's application process.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports Stephen Blyth will become the head of Harvard's endowment effective January 1st.
Hiring a college planner to help navigate the admission process is a growing trend, but is it worth the high price tag?
Columbia, Yale and MIT are at the top of a new ranking of long-term university endowment investment performance.
Liberal arts majors have gotten the reputation of being unemployable, but new research paints a rosier picture.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson shares a peek of what the classroom of the future could look like.
College students regularly pile into majors where the job prospects are hot. Whether they will stay that way after graduation is another story.
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.
Financial advisors stress that now is the time for investors to get serious about year-end financial planning checkup.
Is an active twist on passive investing the right portfolio move? An inside look at the rise of ETF strategists.
The nexus of technology -- cloud, social, mobile and data -- are transforming user behaviors and creating new businesses.
A college in Michigan started a program guaranteeing graduates would make $37,000 or get some or all student loans reimbursed.
Obama's college ratings system was released and will consider intake of low-income students and affordability.
Simon Dunlop, Founder at Bookmate, says it wants to combine social and mobile to introduce a different reading experience and explains why the Moscow-based e-reading platform is entering the Singapore market.