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College Colleges & Universities

  • Is college worth it?

    William Bennett and Anthony Carnevale of Georgetown University debate the value of higher education. And CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on generations of college debt.

  • Book rental CEO gets book smart

    Alan Martin, Campus Book Renals CEO, discusses how his company provides students a platform to rent their school textbooks and save money.

  • Generations of student loan debt

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports student loan debt is building, becoming a lifetime and in some cases a generational burden.

  • FDA considering online e-cig sales ban

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is giving a 12-month notice of his retirement, and the FDA is considering a ban on online sales of e-cigarettes. CNBC's John Carney and Simon Hobbs discuss.

  • Obama unveils plan to lower college tuition

    President Obama wants to roll out a new rating system for colleges, and the President has also asked U.S. intelligence to investigate Wednesday's attack in Syria. CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on tonight's headlines.

  • Pres. Obama announces plan to lower college costs

    President Obama is on the road to deliver his plan on reducing the cost of education, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • Pres. Obama plans affordable education tour

    Arne Duncan, U.S. Education secretary, provides details of President Obama's two-day bus tour to discuss helping the middle class ease the rising cost of education.

  • Moving in with mom & dad

    More millennials are moving back in with their parents. But those most likely to return to the coop aren't college-educated kids looking for jobs.

  • Power Rundown: Surge in part-timers

    President Obama is planning to tame rising college costs; and it's not so difficult to find a job if you're looking for part-time work. CNBC's Bob Pisani and Simon Hobbs, discuss.

  • Obama's education plan

    President Obama will reveal his push to bring college costs down, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • Should Princeton pay taxes?

    An op-ed in today's WSJ poses the question "why shouldn't Princeton pay taxes?" Syndicated radio host Dennis Prager, and Curtis Dubay, Heritage Foundation, share their opinions.

  • 2U takes grad degree digital

    Chip Paucek, CEO of 2U, explains how he plans to revolutionize the education system by forming digital platform partnerships with major universities like Georgetown and Berkeley.

  • Student loans killing startups?

    Is student loan debt killing the entrepreneurial spirit? Carol Roth, author of "The Entrepreneur Equation," and Andrew Busch, The Busch Update, discuss.

  • Oregon's secret weapon

    CNBC's Jane Wells offers a look inside Eugene, Oregon's brand new state of the art football facility at the University of Oregon.

  • Wells speaks to University of Oregon's mascot

    The University of Oregon hopes its new multi-million dollar training facility will bring it football greatness. Jane Wells talks to the most famous member of the team--the mascot, famous for doing pushups every time the team scores a touchdown.

  • Back-to-school season goes high tech

    As students prepare to head back into the classroom, electronic devices are topping the list for many buyers, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Market check ahead of the Fed

    The Kentucky college has received one of the biggest school endowment gifts in U.S. history, reports CNBC's Seema Mody; and stocks hold steady ahead of the Fed's conclusion to its 2-day meeting, with Danielle Hughes, Divine Capital Markets, and Mike Ozanian, Forbes.

  • Spain train crash driver was on phone

    The driver of the train that crashed in Spain was talking on the phone, reports CNBC's Seema Mody; and Mary Thompson reports on the SEC's closing arguments in the Fabrice Tourre trial.

  • Parents pay less of college costs

    A new study by Sallie Mae digs into just where the funding for college is coming from. CNBC's Hampton Pearson offers insight.

  • Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano

    Janet Napolitano, the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, will step down to lead the University of California system, NBC News confirms.