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American women born in the early 1980s – a generation dubbed Millennials – are 33 percent more likely to earn a college degree by the age of 27 than their male peers. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Poll: Women 33 Percent More Likely Than Men To Earn College Degree

American women born in the early 1980s – a generation dubbed Millennials – are 33 percent more likely to earn a college degree by the age of 27 than their male peers.

03/31/2014

The rapidly swelling cost of student loan debt is not being inflated by unaffordable undergraduate and associate degrees as 40 percent of the $1 trillion in outstanding student loan debt paid for expensive post-graduate and professional degrees. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Report: 40 Percent Of $1 Trillion US Student Loan Debt From Graduate Degrees

The rapidly swelling cost of student loan debt is not being inflated simply by unaffordable undergraduate and associate degrees – 40 percent of the $1 trillion in outstanding student loan debt paid for expensive post-graduate and professional degrees.

03/26/2014

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Study: More Companies Want College Grads To Fill Positions

A new study has found that more companies want college graduates to fill open positions.

03/20/2014

Young American adults, Millennials, are forging their own optimistic way into adulthood through a detachment to politics and religion, distrust of others, and low levels of financial literacy. (Credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Poll: Disparity Between Salaries Of Those With, Without College Degrees Growing

A recent poll conducted by the Pew Research Center has found that the gap between salaries of those with college degrees and those without them is growing.

02/12/2014

American women born in the early 1980s – a generation dubbed Millennials – are 33 percent more likely to earn a college degree by the age of 27 than their male peers. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Study: 29 Percent Of College Enrollees Drop Out Before Graduation

Only 4 in 10 students who entered college in 2007 have earned degrees from the school where they started.

12/16/2013

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First Lady Undertakes New Education Initiative

Edging into a broader policy role, Michelle Obama is joining President Barack Obama’s efforts to get the United States on track to have the highest percentage of college graduates by 2020.

11/12/2013

Nearly one-third (31 percent) of recent grads reported their monthly loan payments as greater than 12 percent of their income, a nearly 10 percent increase from 2000. Photo credit: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Study: Student Borrowing Continues To Skyrocket, Repayment Declines

American students continue to borrow more and more money to pay for increasing college costs, but the number of graduates paying them back is declining.

10/23/2013

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Student Loan Debt For College Graduates Closing In On $900 Billion

Millions of college graduates are already in the red as soon as they get out into the “real world.”

03/09/2012