Students Are Leaving the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign. Why?

An article in today’s Chronicle of Higher Education (registration required) highlights the ways in which the state of Illinois has been bleeding students for years.  There are lots of reasons why students in Illinois are avoiding state universities, despite moves to freeze tuition increases for the past three years. There are attractive alternatives in other, […]

Ohio State University – Size Does Matter

On the campus one of the largest universities in the US, Mark discusses the pros and cons of attending a large university.

The New California Public Higher Education System

It all began last month with news that the University of California’s Board of Regents voted to raise tuition by 32% next fall.  An article in the NY Times illustrated how hundreds of student protesters voiced concerns regarding the tuition increase.  Students commented on how the increase will affect the diversity on campus, especially since […]

Most Students Attend the Type of College They Prefer–Despite Economy

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports this morning on a new study that finds that the overwhelming majority of students heading off to college this fall will be attending the sort of college they prefer. Of the nearly 40,000 respondents, 86% of those who said they preferred a public college will be attending a public […]