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College Student Loans

  • Moving education toward innovation

    Jack DeGioia, Georgetown University; Michael Crow, Arizona State University, and Bob Kerrey, former New School president, talk about providing online education and regulating college accreditation.

  • Jack DeGioia, Georgetown University; Michael Crow, Arizona State University, and Bob Kerrey, former New School president, talks about the benefits and costs of higher education and who should be responsible for the debt.

  • Rethinking student debt

    Jack DeGioia, Georgetown University; Michael Crow, Arizona State University, and Bob Kerrey, Minerva Institute, discuss the soaring costs of higher education, and the need to change the way we think about student debt.

  • America's next big crisis? Student debt

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson takes a look at the growing problem of delinquent student loans and its impact on a generation of consumers.

  • U.S. consumers' record borrowing

    Consumer borrowing hits record high in July.

  • How this start-up is tackling the student loan crisis

    Oren Bass, co-founder of Pave, introduces the concept of "income sharing agreements" which aims to ease the burden of college tuition.

  • Solutions to student debt: Purdue Univ. president

    Data points to a widening amount of Americans unable or unwilling to pay their student debt. Mitch Daniels, Purdue University president, thinks "income-sharing agreements' could provide the solution.

  • Checking on student debt

    SoFi CEO Mike Cagney, discusses student loan programs, and helping early stage professionals finance their education.

  • Democratic presidential hopeful and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

    Hillary Clinton on Monday will unveil a $350 billion plan aimed at making college more affordable and reducing the crushing burden of student debt.

  • Student debt is getting worse

    It looks like students who have gone back to school are having trouble paying

  • Free or cheap college is appealing for a number of reasons, but is it the best plan? Some have their doubts.

  • Millennials & money: Student debt ripple effect

    Sharon Epperson reports on the ripple effects of student debt.

  • Millennials & money: Dealing with debt

    Being a Millennial certainly has its challenges, as most in this cohort are struggling with massive debt loads. The average Millennial is $47,689 in debt, mostly from student loans -- and that amount increases exponentially for older Millennials. Sharon Epperson on how to deal with this debt.

  • We pay for your education: Affirm

    Consumer lending company, Affirm, is moving beyond consumer financing today as it begins to offer education programs. Max Levchin, Affirm CEO & co-founder and PayPal co-founder, discusses Affirms loan options for students attending coding, design, and business education programs.

  • Student aid raising the cost of college

    Student loans may actually be making education more expensive.

  • college savings

    Underfunding at state colleges is driving up the cost of tuition and exacerbating underlying problems in public university systems, experts tell CNBC.

  • Is the cost of college worth the price?

    Peter Cappelli, University of Pennsylvania, and Michael Mitchell, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, discuss the true cost of a college degree and whether students will be priced out of higher learning in the future.

  • Online education woman computer

    Short-term, skills-based courses offer new higher education alternatives that could challenge, or neatly supplement, a college degree.

  • The Columbia University campus in New York.

    Lee Siegel stirred a debate about student loans by abandoning his. He talks to CNBC about why he decided to walk away from his debt.

  • College grad

    College graduates still enjoy a wage premium, but the value of a degree varies widely depending on several factors.