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Busting the Myths about Private Colleges

NAICU debunks the major myths surrounding private nonprofit colleges and universities. Visit to get the facts!

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Private Colleges Focus on Affordability

New campus affordability measures are helping to keep students' and families' out-of-pocket costs as low as possible. Tuition cuts and freezes, three-year degree programs, and more. Complete list



Closing the Stubborn College Graduation Gap Between Rich and Poor

Hechinger Report – Presidential Opinion

December 20, 2016

Carol Quillen, president of Davidson College (NC); Josh Wyner, vice president and executive director of the Aspen Institute’s College Excellence Program; and Martin Kurzweil, director of the Educational Transformation Program at Ithaka S+R, write: Today, a college degree is more critical than ever. Those with a college degree not only earn more than those without, they are more likely to be employed. Unfortunately, America continues to struggle to provide postsecondary education to young people from lower-income backgrounds. Even the most academically qualified lower-income students are far less likely to earn a bachelor’s degree than their higher-income peers.

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