College Board

Graphic shows difference between new and old SAT college entrance exam.

College Board provides a glimpse of new SAT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Anxious students — not to mention their parents — can get a heads-up for how the redesigned SAT might look in two years. Sample questions for the new version of the college-entrance […]

04/15/2014

College costs

Fixed rates are latest in college tuition plans

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Freshmen at Northland College, a small Wisconsin liberal arts school known for its environmental focus, will pay no more than $30,450 in tuition next year. They’ll pay the same the following year. […]

12/24/2013

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College prices appear to be moderating

WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s some good news on college tuition. Yes, the cost has gone up — but not as much in the past. For in-state students at a four-year public college or university, published […]

10/22/2013

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SAT scores remain mostly stagnant

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scores on the SAT college entrance exam were largely stagnant for a third year, although African-American students made slight gains, the College Board said Thursday. Average scores in reading, math, and writing […]

09/25/2013

Georgetown University's campus in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Tuition isn’t only bill college students see

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite all the grumbling about tuition increases and student loan costs, other college expenses also are going up. The price of housing and food trumps tuition costs for students who attend two- […]

08/13/2013

Georgetown University's campus in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Grants, scholarships key to paying for college

WASHINGTON (AP) — Grants and scholarships are taking a leading role in paying college bills, surpassing the traditional role parents long have played in helping foot the bills, according to a report from loan giant […]

07/23/2013

College price hikes more modest but still painful

(AP) – The sticker price of in-state tuition at four-year public universities climbed about $400 this fall, an increase of nearly 5 percent that brought the average to $8,655. That’s a modest increase compared to […]

10/24/2012

Private college costs up again but at slower rate

WASHINGTON (AP) – Tuition at private colleges and universities is up by 3.9 percent from last year. But while that rate is overll above overall inflation, it’s the smallest increase in at least four decades. […]

10/04/2012

SAT scores edge down; ACT now more popular exam

(AP) – For the first time, more high school students are taking the ACT college entrance exam than its rival, the SAT. The College Board is releasing its scores for the high school class of […]

09/24/2012