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A college education — even at a top private college or university — doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. Here are ten private schools of Kiplinger’s Top 100 Values ​​in Private Colleges and Universities where the net price per student—the annual cost (tuition, fees, room and board, and books) for students …

Massachusetts is home to some of the best institutions of higher education in the country. Amid a public health crisis that has claimed the lives of more than 120,000 people in the United States and left about a quarter of American workers without jobs, top state higher education officials have sought to get an idea …

A new Ithaka S+R report explores how to improve transfer pathways between community colleges and private, nonprofit four-year institutions. Some students are expected to stay close to home and enroll in two-year colleges for the next semester or two to save money, due to the impacts of COVID-19. While private institutions may struggle to recruit …

Occidental College is a good illustration of the admissions challenges facing private colleges this year. On June 1, Occidental had 572 freshman deposits for the fall. That’s just slightly below the 580 to 590 Western estimates it needs to have good class, given the inevitability of summer melt. The college’s goal was 535. But this …