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  • Sallie Mae CEO Jack Remondi discusses its company split into two publicly traded companies.

  • Sallie Mae CEO Jack Remondi discusses mounting student debt. "Students need to graduate, and keep their debt balanced in relation to their starting income," he says.

  • Drowning in student debt? Maybe you can refinance Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Student loan debt can be debilitating for many college graduates. But some financial institutions are providing relief with refinancing options.

  • Can't pay it back? Doesn't matter for this loan Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 3:41 PM ET

    As student loan debt continues to rise, the loans’ underwriting standards remain almost nonexistent, and the economy may pay the price. The NYT reports.

  • The high cost of 'not' going to college     Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    The cost of going to college may never have seemed more daunting - but the payout may never have been more rewarding according to a new report from the Pew Research Center. But as CNBC's Allison Linn reports, if you're thinking about taking out a student loan to pay for college, you better plan well.

  • David Klein, CommonBond co-founder & CEO, explains the business model of his start-up that allows students to take out loans at a lower rate and lets investors bet on the futures of MBA graduates.

  • Active learning with the Minerva Project     Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 7:40 AM ET

    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.

  • Minerva Project vs liberal arts education     Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 7:36 AM ET

    The Minerva Project offers 4 years of free tuition for its first matriculating class. Its founder Ben Nelson, and former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey (D) of The Minerva Institute for Research and Scholarship, discuss what the project offers compared to a traditional liberal arts education.

  • Discussing why college tuition has skyrocketed, with former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey (D) of The Minerva Institute for Research and Scholarship. "It's time for the regional creditors to grant now," he says.

  • Affordable student loans     Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 6:53 AM ET

    SoFi co-founders and VPs James Finnigan and Dan Macklin, discuss how they're shaking up the student loan market.

  • Fannie and Freddie will not lower loan limits     Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 3:35 PM ET

    Loan limits at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will remain at $417,000 in general and $625,000 for higher-priced markets. CNBC's Diana Olick reports.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on a private school outside of Dallas where the student business club has taken mock investing to a whole new level.

  • Suze Orman takes on the student loan crisis Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 3:37 PM ET

    Why student loans are the most dangerous types of debt and how to tackle it.

  • Bachelor of smArts: US and UK lead top universities Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 8:14 AM ET
    The University of Cambridge; the highest-ranked U.K. institution on the QS table.

    The U.S. and the U.K. once again dominated the world's top-ranked universities, with American institutions comprising over half of the top 20.

  • Dropping enrollment squeezes universities: Moody's Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 2:18 PM ET

    The U.S. Census reported college enrollment declined for the first time in six years in 2012. That threatens higher education revenue, said Moody's.

  • JPM quits student loans biz     Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 4:30 PM ET

    JPMorgan Chase is leaving the student loan business, CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the story. And Sheila Bair, Former FDIC chair, joins to discuss JPM woes, explains why we need much tougher capital standards and reveals her support for Janet Yellen as Fed chair.

  • JPMorgan: No more student loans     Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 1:20 PM ET

    JPMorgan will not be accepting new private student loan applications, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche. The decision applies to borrowers for next year.

  • The college experience: Worth the cost?     Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 4:43 PM ET

    The price of higher education keeps rising, while the jobs picture remains bleak. Swainson Gill, senior at Iona College; Kelsie Blazier, a junior at New York University; and Jeffrey Selingo of The Chronicle of Higher Education discuss.

  • Crowdfunding college tuition     Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 11:52 AM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson explains how some students and parents are finding a way to make college more affordable.

  • How to pay for college     Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 4:43 PM ET

    With financial aid, scholarships, and grants; Kim Clark, Money Magazine; and Kal Chany, author of "Paying for College Without Going Broke," discuss the best way to pay for an education.