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College Colleges & Universities

  • Sen. Warren: Students should not be financing government

    Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), provides insight on where tuition is rising fastest, and shares her story of graduating from a commuter college that cost $50 per semester.

  • Sen. Warren: For-profit colleges suck 25% student federal loans

    Student loan debt now totals more than $1.2 trillion. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), discusses the student loan crisis as she prepares an upcoming bill proposal which would refinance current loans and bring down monthly payments. "Student loan debt is crushing individuals, and a drag on the economy," she says.

  • Skyrocketing costs of tuition

    Andrew Kelly, The American Enterprise Institute, looks at the rising costs of college tuition and how generous federal loan programs are contributing.

  • Does your GPA matter? Pro says no

    If you fit into the culture of a company, you got the job, explains Dan Schawbel, Millennial Branding founder. He shares his best advice for college graduates on the job hunt, including having a positive attitude.

  • NCAA's blueprint for 21st century athletes

    Bob Bowlsby, Big 12 commissioner, shares his thoughts on implementing major reforms at the NCAA and whether or not college athletes should be paid.

  • Notre Dame vs. Ohio State

    The University of Notre Dame is planning to make way for new football turf, so it's selling off used grass for nearly $150 a pop.

  • 'Best way' to create systemic poverty

    Jeff Snider, Alhambra Investment Partners, says the growth in auto and student loan debt are the best ways to create systemic poverty in the U.S.

  • Why economics degrees must change

    Ha-Joon Chang, economist and author at the University of Cambridge, discusses how economics is taught after U.K. students protested over the content of the degree courses.

  • Lagarde backs out of commencement speech at Smith College

    CNBC's Sara Eisen reports on the recent protests by university students leading Christine Lagarde and Condoleezza Rice to back out of giving commencement speeches.

  • High debt & no work

    The average student loan debt for the class of 2012 is $29,400. Discussing what role the Fed could play in the student debt burden, with Derek Thompson, The Atlantic senior editor.

  • College gets more expensive

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports Federal student loans, which are tied to the rise in the 10-Year Note, are going up.

  • Power Rundown: Alibaba & Stanford going green

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen, Bob Pisani and Dominic Chu, look at today's Power Lunch stories, including Stanford choosing to no longer invest in coal mining companies.

  • Northwestern union vote today

    Dave Briggs, NBC Sports, shares his thoughts on whether college athletes will vote to unionize. And Robert Cox, Reuters Breakingviews, weighs in.

  • Future workplace? More freelance: Goolsbee

    Austan Goolsbee, 32 Advisors strategic partner, shares his thoughts on what the U.S. workplace will look like in the future. Get some education, Goolsbee stresses. And the "Little Squawkers," weigh in.

  • Fixing the NCAA: Coach Calipari

    John Calipari, University of Kentucky basketball coach, discusses building "servant leadership" in his team, and the big business of college basketball.

  • SAT uncertainty will drive more business to prep companies and private tutors as anxiety mounts among parents and students, experts predict.

  • Brooklyn Law School cuts tuition

    Nicholas Allard, Brooklyn Law School dean, and Elie Mystal, Abovethelaw.com editor, discuss why Brooklyn Law School decided and is able to cut its tuition by 15 percent.

  • Students at the Stanford University campus

    Enrollment at US colleges is sliding, but competition for spots at top universities is more cutthroat and anxiety-inducing than ever, NYT reports.

  • Why college financial aid is so confusing

    Spring is the season for college acceptances, and with them, financial aid awards. The numbers and forms can be confusing. CNBC's Kelley Holland has some advice on how to compare them.

  • Gators' march to Final Four

    Dr. Bernie Machen, University of Florida president, discusses his team's success trip on the road to the NCAA semi-finals, and the big business of college basketball.