Some colleges are lowering tuition for fall 2021

Dive Brief: Several colleges are lowering tuition costs for fall 2021, saying they want to alleviate students’ and families’ financial burdens spurred by the public health crisis.  Some of the reductions are significant. While a few have cut tuition by about 25%, Houghton College, a Christian college in New York, dropped it by more than […]

OPT students arrested as colleges accused of “wilful ignorance”

Authorities also warned that “there’ll be consequences” for universities and designated school officials that are engaged in “wilful ignorance or a level of negligence” when placing international students in the program enabling international students to work in...

Colleges look to OPMs as pandemic intensifies shift online

Editor’s note: This article is part of a package of stories examining the impact of COVID-19 on the business of online learning for colleges. Read more here. Simmons University, in Massachusetts, told students earlier this year it would create online versions of...