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David Geffen Donates $100 Million for UCLA Medical School Tuition

David Geffen Donates $100 Million for UCLA Medical School Tuition

PRNewsFoto/The Recording Academy(LOS ANGELES) — A lucky group of medical students at the University of California, Los Angeles will get a free ride, thanks to a $100 million donation by the billionaire entertainment executive and philanthropist David …

UNC Denies US Veteran State Residency, In-State Tuition

UNC Denies US Veteran State Residency, In-State Tuition

Courtesy Hayleigh Perez(CHAPEL HILL, N.C.) — The University of North Carolina system has told Hayleigh Perez, a U.S. Army veteran, that she was not a North Carolina resident and does not qualify for in-state tuition after she and her husband were on a…

Sarah Lawrence Tops List of Most Expensive US Colleges

Sarah Lawrence Tops List of Most Expensive US Colleges

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A college degree may be losing its value, but the price tag for a four-year education continues to rise.The cost to attend college for one year exceeded $60,000 for the first time this year, according to Campus Grott…

Cut Down on College Costs by Applying for Scholarships Early

Cut Down on College Costs by Applying for Scholarships Early

JupiterImages/Comstock Images(NEW YORK) — The cost of college can be extremely expensive, but there are many scholarships and grants that can lower the price by thousands of dollars.So what’s the quickest way to start your search for them?  Go on…

Education Department Introduces College Cost ‘Window Stickers’

Education Department Introduces College Cost ‘Window Stickers’

JupiterImages/Comstock Images(WASHINGTON) — The Department of Education has released a new tool it says will help consumers understand the costs of higher education before making the choice of whether, and where, to enroll.Dubbed the “Shopping S…

More Americans See College as Bad Investment, Survey Finds

More Americans See College as Bad Investment, Survey Finds

Ryan McVay/Digital Vision/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The college degree continues to lose its value in the face of costs that overwhelm the finances of many American families.That’s the finding of a national survey of 3,000 Americans commissioned by…

Houston Family Spends $1.5M on College for Five Daughters

Houston Family Spends $1.5M on College for Five Daughters

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(HOUSTON) — It’s graduation day — a day that’s getting quite familiar to Marc and Beverly Ostrofsky of Houston.Friday, they’ll attend two graduation ceremonies, one for their daughter Shelly, 22, from Washingto…

Student Loan Debt Continues to Soar

Student Loan Debt Continues to Soar

JupiterImages/Comstock Images(NEW YORK) — Two out of three college students graduating this spring will have student loan debt, with the average loan amounting to nearly $25,000.  And as costs continue to rise, the amount owed is piling up, causi…

Professors’ Group Say US Faculty Salaries Not Driving Tuition Hikes

Professors’ Group Say US Faculty Salaries Not Driving Tuition Hikes

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Stagnant faculty salaries for teaching professionals across the U.S. belie the common belief that professors’ incomes are driving increased costs of higher education, the American Association of University Professo…

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