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Just over half of all workers in Massachusetts now hold a college degree, marking the first time any state has reached that threshold. The Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center, which did the study, says Massachusetts has the best-educated workforce and the highest median wages in the U.S.

Massachusetts has the highest percentage of people with a college credential or certification in the U.S. That's according to a new report out this week from Lumina Foundation, an education nonprofit. While fewer than half of working-age Americans hold at least one college credential, Lumina finds here in Massachusetts the rate is 55 percent.

Concerns over President Trump's immigration policies have not affected international interest in American higher education. That's according to new data out this week from U.S. universities.

The U.S. Department of Justice has charged four Chinese nationals in connection with a college admissions scam. Two of the students were admitted to schools in Massachusetts.

A group of prominent academics is pushing back against calls for colleges and universities to boycott Israeli institutions, saying such boycotts undermine basic science.

President Trump's latest travel ban is stuck in legal limbo, but many still think it's having an effect on American colleges and universities.

In the first-ever “State of the University” address Monday evening, University of Massachusetts President Marty Meehan shot back against President Donald Trump’s immigration policies, and outlined the university's economic role to Massachusetts taxpayers and lawmakers.

Colleges and universities are strongly opposing President Trump's recent executive actions on immigration, saying they fear it will have a chilling effect.

Colleges and universities across the country are scrambling to deal with President Trump’s temporary travel ban on citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries linked to concerns about terrorism.

The college application process can be confusing and frustrating. Here's a look at what happens behind the curtain.

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