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  • July 20, 2012

    FRIDAY BUZZ: Government Report Details Private Student Loan Debt Risk

    The Education Department and the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a report finding that private student loans, which make up $150 billion of the more than $1 trillion in outstanding student loan debt, are much riskier than federal student loans for both the student and the co-signer. The report, mandated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, gives an overview of the private student loan market and makes recommendations for reform.

  • April 16, 2012

    New Resources on College Costs Available From ACE

    The cost of higher education is an issue of ongoing importance to students and families across the nation, as well as policymakers and political candidates. ACE has released two new publications designed to offer data and insight into this complex matter.

  • April 5, 2012

    Putting College Costs Into Context

    A brief overview of the cost of attending college and the financial aid that is available to students. The paper also looks at why college prices are rising and what higher education institutions are doing to contain costs.

  • April 5, 2012

    The Anatomy of College Tuition

    A report by Robert B. Archibald and David H. Feldman based on their book, Why Does College Cost So Much? explores an economic framework for the forces driving college tuition.

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