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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



Should Colleges Be on the Hook for Some of the Loan Money Their Students Don’t Pay Back?


December 19, 2016

The value of a college degree has never been higher, but the high cost of college means that pursuing a degree has never been riskier.  A handful of congressional lawmakers and higher education policy wonks, including professors and think tank researchers, are coalescing around an idea to change that. The fix, known as risk-sharing, would require that colleges be on the hook for some of the federal financial aid money their students are unable to repay. And in an era of high partisan tension, forcing colleges to have “skin in the game” has support from members of both parties.

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