April 05, 2012
A report by Robert B. Archibald and David H. Feldma based on their book, Why Does College Cost So Much? Explores an economic framework for the forces driving college tuition.
The Anatomy of College Tuition
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May 01, 2013
MOOCs are convenient and mostly free, but very rarely credit-bearing. Now a growing number of institutions are working on ways to help give MOOC students credit where credit is due.
Most Very High-Achieving, Low-Income Students Do Not Apply to Any Selective Institutions; Search Firm Uses Personality Test to Assess Presidential Candidates; Prospective Students Focus on Sticker Price, Not Actual Cost; MOOCs Change Minds
October 24, 2012
The good news is that tuition increases have moderated at both public and private colleges and universities, but the bad news is that tuition continues to outpace inflation and growth in family income.
This year’s reports from the College Board found a substantial slowdown in sticker prices at four-year public universities, where the average 4.8 percent increase was the smallest rise in more than a decade.
April 16, 2012
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.