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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



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The NAICU website news archives now contains links to more than 15,000 news stories from 2007 to today - and searchable by 100 higher education categories and sub-categories.  Here are links to the topics that are currently most popular.  Alernatively, you can go to the "Browse News by Topic" page to see the full list.  (Click on the "+" buttons in the full list to reveal sub-categories.)

Federal Budget/Appropriations

MOOCs, Online Learning 

Access to College 

International/Foreign Students

Department of Education/Executive Branch 

Higher Education Reform/Innovation

Higher Education Research/Data

Graduation Rates/Degree Completion

Student Evaluation/Testing/SAT/ACT

Student Debt 

Student Loan Default Rates

Student Financial Aid 

Cost-Cutting Measures by Colleges 

College Affordability & Cost 

Liberal Arts/Humanities

College Endowments, Investments

Teacher Education

Outcomes/Careers/Benefits of Higher Education 

For-profit Higher Education


Institutional Accountability/Transparency


State & Regional Issues/Public Institutions


Colleges and Voting/Your Vote, Your Voice