Student financial aid in the United States
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. […]
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 […]
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Millions of dollars in financial aid is being unclaimed by California low-income students qualified for college. Only about half of the state’s high school seniors applied for federal and state financial aid last year.
On Money 101 today, Bob McCormick interviewed independent college counselor Danny Ruderman, author of “The Ultimate College Acceptance System.” Danny shared five forms of financial aid for college besides scholarships. Click to listen.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A state report examining Cal Grant’s new eligibility standards says the tighter rules have disqualified 80 percent of California’s for-profit colleges from the financial aid program.
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. […]