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A senior at Georgetown University reflects on Pope Francis' visit to the U.S. and what the pope's message of mercy and forgiveness means for the oldest Catholic university in the country.

For decades, the Perkins Loan program has helped poor students pay for college. But without Congressional action, the country's oldest federal student loan program could end this week, affecting thousands of low-income students.

As Pope Francis continues his tour in the U.S., he’s being welcomed by Catholics and non-Catholics alike. The popular pontiff is rekindling passion at one of the nation’s most prominent Catholic universities.

Massachusetts lawmakers are eyeing a bill that would make community colleges tuition-free for some in-state students. The bill got a hearing before the Legislature's Joint Committee on Higher Education on Wednesday.

Over the weekend, the U.S. Education Department released a new digital tool crafted to help students determine whether a particular school is worth the cost.

Sports programs have traditionally served as a way to get more low-income students on the path to college. But many students are being priced out of those opportunities early on.

Suffolk University’s new president Margaret McKenna says she’s committed to urban issues and college access and affordability. McKenna joined Jim Braude and Margery Egan in the WGBH studio and answered questions about college affordability and student debt.

Simmons College is moving four of its graduate degree programs online, including the nation’s only MBA designed specifically for women.

As college students return to their brick-and-mortar campuses, Harvard Business School is unveiling a virtual classroom designed to replicate the intimacy of the on campus experience.

Since the Great Recession, postponing retirement is becoming more common in some professions, including higher education. A new survey shows two thirds of college professors now plan to work past the age of 67. That trend comes with serious consequences.

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