As college degrees simultaneously become more important and more expensive, many Americans are struggling to keep up. Today, over 44 million Americans hold a total of $1.4 trillion in student loan debt.
Many celebrities have spoken out about the issue of college affordability. But some have actually put their money where their mouths are, and have started programs that help pay to send students to college.
Here's a look at what four celebrities are doing to help students foot the bill for higher education: