Fees to companies to originate loans vary widely and have drawn regulators' attention.
Black students are twice as likely to borrow money to finance their education than their white counterparts.
David Klein, CEO of online lender CommonBond, explains how his start-up is on track to surpass $1 billion in total loans funded.
Most students attending community colleges fail to eventually earn a bachelor's degree.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses deficiencies in banks' living wills and corporate tax inversions with Sheila Bair, Former chair of the FDIC and Washington College President.
Jeff Selingo, author of "There is life after college," and Dale Stephens, Uncollege founder & CEO, discuss their views.
The process of applying for college scholarships and financial aid can be daunting, but CNBC’s Sharon Epperson breaks down the path to success.
Jessica Rabe, ConvergEx Group research associate, provides insight to why 80 million millennials in the U.S. do not own stocks, and how Wall Street can make it easier for millennials to get invested.
University of South Florida President Judy Genshaft discusses the state of student debt and how students can ease this burden.
University of South Florida President Judy Genshaft, discusses college costs, the state of student debt, how engaged students are in politics and the innovations in college education.
A new study ranking the top 200 institutions in Europe reveals which colleges – or universities - offer students both the best tuition as well as the best deals.
An American Enterprise Institute staffer said there's no clear evidence that student loan debt has been a drag on the economy.
Breaking down the problems of growing student debt, who the bad actors really are and whether it's a drag on the economy, with Natalia Abrams, Executive Director of non-profit Studentdebtcrisis.org, and Andrew Kelly, AEI Resident Scholar and Director of AEI Center on Higher Education Reform.
Many states are working on free college programs, in hopes that greater access will translate into great success.
Chip Dickson, Discern Investment Analytics director of research tells CNBC's Rick Santelli why job growth isn't leading to better productivity and GDP growth
Seeing their kids off to college is a dream many parents share, but co-signing the student loan can have nightmarish consequences.
Peter Cappelli, U. of Pennsylvania Wharton professor, provides insight to the major amount of debt amassed by student getting a college education and whether it will pay off.
College students are leaving campus deeper in debt than their peers did just a decade ago. So how can they pay it all back?
A handshake might not be enough to keep family relations intact – and stay on the right side of the IRS, reports the Fiscal Times.
One student spent $90K before her fourth year in college on clothes and a trip to Europe.