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These finance leaders outline how investing in tech is helping drive down costs

Institutions today are seeking to become leaner operationally while growing their revenue, and they're improving tech infrastructure to reap big rewards for the years to come, according to BDO's latest survey.

Public confidence in higher education plummets by 20% in 8 years

Confidence in the higher education system has dropped by double-digit numbers among all groups, except for Democrats, who were one point shy, Gallup found.

Why a number of schools are opting to freeze tuition next year

Purdue, for example, has agreed to its twelfth consecutive year of freezing tuition, set below $10,000. The university estimates that this decision has saved students more than $1 billion on educational and living expenses since 2013. However, most public institutions cannot afford to set a tuition freeze without state funding.

Know who you enroll: the 6 traits of the upcoming college student

Key takeaways EAB gathered in their latest meta-report paint a comprehensive picture of higher education's future college cohort: "Gen P." The report draws from conversations with over 20,000 high school students, counselors, parents, EAB partners and college enrollment teams.

Despite regulation efforts and student complaints, this popular edtech platform marches on

2U, Inc. has gained notoriety recently for allegedly engaging in deceptive recruitment strategies and contributing to students' high debt load.

Can higher education in Pennsylvania be saved?

Since fall 2017, enrollment at the state's four-year public institutions has declined by 12.4%, a dramatically worse dip than the nation's overall 3% decrease in that sector, according to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.

Which states rank best in higher education? One report weighs in

U.S. News & World Report has unveiled its latest rankings of the country's best states for higher education, analyzing the share of each state's college degree holders, graduation rates and more.

Johnson & Wales University has offset 100% of campus electricity usage. How can you?

By undertaking these programs now, campus communities will reap the benefits for generations to come – saving energy and reducing waste, instilling in students’ lifelong habits of sustainable practices, and even saving money along the way.

Higher fees for higher ed: How schools are combatting newly proposed tuition hikes

Inflation, decreased school endowments and state budget cuts are causing university tuition to rise by up to 9%. As a result, most colleges are choosing to pump up their financial aid packages and scholarship programs to cushion the blow to students.

Analysis: Higher ed costs haven’t been this high since 2008

Historically, the cost of utilities has been the dominant area of spending. Although that continued in FY2022, spending rose in every area tracked by the Commonfund Higher Education Price Index.

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