Balancing Tuition Predictability and Affordability: The Pitfalls of Guaranteed Tuition Plans

Jun 10, 2016 | No Comments

Every fall, newspapers around the nation report tuition increases as students head back to school. While tuition levels receive a significant amount of attention in the media, and by higher education leaders, policymakers, and families, the predictability of college prices is often overlooked.  

Some investors, universities see a return in fronting students’ tuition

Apr 3, 2016 | No Comments

The idea of taking a piece of graduates’ future earnings starts to pick up steam.

Why Is Tuition So High?

Feb 9, 2016 | No Comments

A new study asserts that increased student aid, not faculty salaries or state cutbacks, drives prices higher. 

When colleges slash tuition, some students actually pay more

When colleges slash tuition, some students actually pay more

Feb 3, 2016 | No Comments

Price cuts get lots of press, but often save students far less than expected.

Three Reasons for Those Hefty Tuition Bills

Three Reasons for Those Hefty Tuition Bills

Dec 28, 2015 | No Comments

“The College Board reports that published tuition and fees at a typical private, nonprofit college… have increased over 70 percent in the last 20 years.”

Harvard’s Tuition in 1840 Was $75

Dec 23, 2015 | No Comments

“For those without scholarship aid, it is a greater financial burden to buy a year at Harvard today than it was 175 years ago…”