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 529 college savings plan makes paying higher-education expenses easier. Here are the top 10 tax-free state 529 plans nationwide.
Millennials are shying away from credit cards, but plastic is a great way to build a credit history. Here's what to look for in a card.
CNBC personal finance correspondent Sharon Epperson discusses several factors incoming college students should take into account when choosing their major.
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.
Worried about the cost of college? Brace yourself. You may have to shell out thousands before your child even sets foot in a dorm room.
CNBC's Jeff Cox and Stephanie Landsman discuss how colleges aren't getting their students into enough internships and thus not preparing them for the real world.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg and Sharon Epperson, share their opinions on how education could change over the next 25 years, and the barriers to online education acceptance.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson looks at the possibility of the end of the university as we know it over the next 25 years.
The best and worst for profit education stock trades, with Jeff Silber, BMO Capital Markets.
Online tutoring company Revolution Prep charges between $50 and $700 an hour to connect students with expert tutors, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
New York University's business school gears up for another student class. NYU Stern Dean Peter Blair Henry, and NYU Stern Dean of Students Conor Grennan, discuss this year's focus with students.
Purdue University President Mitch Daniels tells CNBC the reason behind soaring tuition levels and how the free market is finally pushing back.
Katie Libbe, Allianz Life, Louis Scatigna, AFM Investments CEO, discuss the changing landscape of college tuition payments and focus on the single-parent family.
Money Magazine’s surprising college rankings has Babson College ahead of Harvard and other notable Ivy League schools.
Many new borrowers may be caught off guard by higher student loan borrowing costs. CNBC's Sharon Epperson explains why interest rates on student loans are going up July 1st.
Starbucks announced today it will offer free online college tuition to many of its employees, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
Starbucks is offering a deal to juniors and seniors who work at least 20 hours a week at Starbucks will get full reimbursement for each semester or full-time coursework towards a bachelor's degree.
Andrew Kelly, The American Enterprise Institute, looks at the rising costs of college tuition and how generous federal loan programs are contributing.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports Federal student loans, which are tied to the rise in the 10-Year Note, are going up.
The average student loan debt for the class of 2012 is $29,400. Discussing what role the Fed could play in the student debt burden, with Derek Thompson, The Atlantic senior editor.
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.