On Monday, the Supreme Court decided it will allow the Trump administration's travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries to be fully enforced. But colleges says the ban is now so watered down that few students will be affected.
The debate about the value of a college degree often centers around jobs, student loan debt, and whether it’s all worth it. A new study out Wednesday from Georgetown University finds that there are 30 million well-paying jobs in the US that require less than a four-year degree.
It’s unwelcome news for students who attended defunct for-profit chains Corinthian Colleges and ITT Technical Institute. The U.S. Education Department is considering only partially forgiving federal loans issued to those students.
Rhode Island is offering free community college to some qualified students. On Thursday, lawmakers approved a new state budget that makes community college tuition-free for recent high school graduates who enroll full-time, maintain at least a 2.5 grade-point average and stay in Rhode Island for two years after graduation.
A week after the University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees approved a three percent tuition hike, UMass President Marty Meehan says the university is looking to cut costs and increase efficiency.
The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees voted Monday to raise tuition and fees by three percent. Tuition for in-state students will go up $416 at the four campuses in Lowell, Amherst, Dartmouth and Boston.