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
Student debt in the U.S. is now second to mortgage debt. CNBC's Diana Olick reports Americans are finding it harder to afford a mortgage because they're weighed down with student loans.
Today, the average American private college costs about $30,000 per year. Richard Vedder, Center for College Affordability & Productivity; Stephen Rose, Georgetown University; and Scott Gamm, NYU Stern student, share their opinions.
Student-loan defaults surged in the first three months of 2013 and efforts to collect are faltering as the system buckles under the massive load of debt.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports college tuition is still rising about twice the rate of inflation according to the latest Consumer Price Index. Financial economist Lindsay Piegza, explains her plans for financial reform in regards to education.
Are student loans the new subprime? There's about $1 trillion worth outstanding, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.
The Wall Street Journal dug through government data to find there are many schools where the student loan default rate is higher than the student graduation rate. Mark Kantrowitz, FinAid.org president, offers insight.
Discussing whether your credit score matters, and if parents should co-sign on student loans, with Suze Orman, The Suze Orman Show
Suze Orman has a warning for parents of college students on what they absolutely shouldn't do to help pay the tuition bill. (1:19)
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Credit rating company Trans Union released a 5-year study that says the average student loan balance has jumped 30 percent. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports details of the study.
Lindsay asks if going back to school for better opportunities is worth accruing student loan debt.
CNBC's Larry Kudlow reports BP is temporarily suspended from new U.S. contracts; and Ron Meyer, American Majority Action discusses whether the student loan bubble is about to pop.
Amid rising student debt, Neal McCluskey, Cato Institute, and CNBC's Scott Cohn, discuss whether there's an over-emphasis on college in this country.
CNBC's Rick Santelli explains how student loans are now at a delinquency rate greater than any other group of loans.
Younger Americans' political views are more in line with the Democratic Party on key issues, according to a new research, widening further from their older counterparts.
Millions of parents who have taken out loans to pay for their children’s college education have since fallen on tough times because of the recession, health problems and job loss.
So what will President Obama and Mitt Romney say they'll do about education if they're in the White House in the next four years? Take a look at their positions.
Critics say President Obama’s policies on expanding aid to college students are too costly, often assist the wrong people and could have the paradoxical effect of driving up tuition prices.
America's student loan debt has hit a new record. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the real cost of college and provides a look at some of the ugly numbers.
The average college student who graduated in 2011 had $26,600 in student loans, according to a new report, which estimates two-thirds of last year’s college graduates had student loan debt.