The Minerva Project founder Ben Nelson provides insight on the curriculum for the Minerva Project, which re-imagines the college education. Former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey (D) of The Minerva Institute for Research and Scholarship, weighs in.» Read More
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) discusses his views on why the government should not profit from student loans, but should be viewed as an investment in the nation's future instead.
The clock is ticking on more than 7 million students applying for Stafford loans, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.
According to the results of a current CNBC survey, Americans now have overwhelming doubts about the value of a four-year education, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.
The House speaker urged the president to push Democrats to back a move to switch student loan interest rates to a market-based system before they double.
Many student loan debtors are tricked into paying up to $1,600 in fees to firms offering "debt relief" services that they could get for free, according to a report.
Discussing market-based student loan rates with Doug Holtz-Eakin of American Action Forum, Democratic strategist Jimmy Williams and Kellyanne Conway of The Polling Co.
While American families search for ways to make their college dollars go further, a new study finds that a majority of Americans still don't know what a 529 college savings plan is.
Former Education Secretary Bill Bennett has a new book, "Is College Worth It?" Bennett discusses what's discouraging students, including prohibitively high tuition.
The Republican-dominated House of Representatives on Thursday voted to switch federal student loan interest rates to a market-based system.
Older Americans make up a significant chunk of college students in recent years and are now heading out into the job market in an improving economy.
The members of the class of 2013 are apprehensive and left to reroute their future due to their exposure to economic uncertainty and high unemployment.
Unmanageable student loan debt, the consumer watchdog unit say, may be harmful to recovering markets and may be dragging down borrowers' lives.
Consumer credit recorded its smallest increase in eight months as people reduced their credit cards use, according to Fed data.
A new survey suggests the root of many college students' financial struggles actually begin long before they ever set foot on campus, with a lack of financial literacy skills.
In a struggling U.S. economy, parents are increasingly questioning each and every purchasing decision, including to which schools they should send their children.
Even as new numbers show the overall employment picture improving, new college graduates may not be so lucky when it comes to finding work.
What do American businesses want from their college hires? Creative thinkers and better communicators, according to a survey.
Many people with student loans are struggling but here's what they don't realize: They may be leaving a lot of money on the table by not taking advantage of repayment options.
The interest rate on many student loans will double on July 1 to 6.8 percent from 3.4 percent. CNBC's Cindy Perman and Simon Hobbs discuss.
Ballooning student loan debt is keeping money out of housing, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.