Higher Education Bubble
Higher Education Bubble
Families Depending Less on Student Loans

Families aren’t borrowing as heavily to send junior off to college, rather relying more on savings and scholarships. That’s pretty good news—but not for some private schools, which are slashing prices in an attempt to reverse the decline in enrollment.

Higher Education Bubble
For-Profit Corinthian Colleges to Close Down

The for-profit Corinthian Colleges is calling it quits following accusations that it misled students. It’s nice to see a school with an unsavory reputation bite the dust, but our higher ed problems extend to non-profit institutions as well.

Higher Education Bubble
Tuition Discounts at Private Colleges Are at Record High

Private colleges are suffering, and have been for a while. They are granting steeper and steeper discounts on what at first glance seem to be astronomical fees.

Higher Education Bubble
The Rise of the Master’s Degree

Master’s degrees are as widely held today as bachelor’s degrees were half a century ago. Times have changed, but in this case, not for the better.

Higher Education Bubble
Fewer High School Grads Going to College

College enrollment is way down as more high school grads choose work over school. After years of bleak prospects for workers without bachelor’s degrees, that’s good news indeed.

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