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Author(s):College Board
Title:Trends in college pricing 2008
Organization:College Board
Short Description:The Trends in College Pricing report provides up-to-date information on tuition and other expenses associated with attending public and private nonprofit institutions of postsecondary education in the United States.
Annotation:The Trends in College Pricing report provides up-to-date information on tuition and other expenses associated with attending public and private nonprofit institutions of postsecondary education in the United States. Each fall the College Board releases Trends in College Pricing for the new academic year, as well as a companion study, Trends in Student Aid, which documents the amounts and forms of financial aid distributed to postsecondary students. Taken together, these reports provide the most reliable data on the financing of postsecondary educational opportunity in America.
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Borrowing/Student Debt
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
Low-Income Students

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Reaching higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana: Focusing on the roll of community colleges
Federal Aid First
Low-income students and college success: More than money
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Orphan Foundation of America
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
Higher education accountability for student learning
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Essential elements of engagement: High expectations and high support
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
Loan forgivness for public service employees
Becoming credit-wise: What students (and you!) should know
Student loans: Avoiding deceptive offers
Official cohort default rates for schools
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
The case for more attention to financial assistance for adult learners in Indiana who will need to seek Bachelor's degree completion at a distance
FinAid: Student loan advisor - Master's students
FinAid: Student loan advisor - Undergraduate students
FinAid: Student loan advisor - Doctoral students
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Strategies to empower low-income and minority students in gaining admission to and paying for college
New strategies in delivering education IDAs: Rethinking program design
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
Loan forgiveness for public service employees
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
How America pays for college 2009: A national study by Gallup and Sallie Mae
How America saves for college 2009: Sallie Mae's national study of students and parents
Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
FinAid: Income-based repayment
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
Rethinking the middleman: Federal student loan guarantee agencies
39th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid
IDA Pays: Examining the potential of education IDAs
Does money matter? II
State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
Ten Things you need to know about financial support for post-secondary students in Canada
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
Easing the middle-class burden: An Examination of the implications of reducing parental contributions to post-secondary study
How youth plan to fund college
College Savings Foundation
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Student debt and the class of 2008
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada
Student Financial Survey: Baseline Results (2001)
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) for Students
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
How America pays for college 2010: A national study by Sallie Mae and Gallup
After the FAFSA: How red tape can prevent eligible students from receiving financial aid
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2009 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2008-09, and 12-month enrollment 2008-09
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
College hopes and worries survey
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
The student loan default trap: Why borrowers default and what can be done
Employees in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011 and student financial aid, academic year 2010-11 - first look
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
Private student loans
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
For profit schools: Experiences of undercover students enrolled in online classes at selected institutions
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
State policy profiles for completion by design
Prison vs. Princeton
Federal student loan interest rates: History, subsidies, and cost
Student debt and the class of 2011
The role of tuition, financial aid policies, and student outcomes on average student debt
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
The student debt crisis
Four Cornerstones of Financial Literacy Curriculum
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
41st annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2009-2010 Academic year
Student lending's failing grade
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
The EFC formula, 2012-2013
College Affordability and Transparency Center
Opportunities for efficiency and innovation: A primer on how to cut college costs
The College Match Program
Critical choices: How colleges can help students and families make better decisions about private loans
Still denied: How community colleges shortchange students by not offering federal loans
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
National Coalition for College Completion
Preserving the federal Pell Grant Program
Federal education tax benefits: Who receives them and to what extent do they shape the price of college attendance?
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
You can go! Educator resources
Affordable at last: A new student loan system
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
Wealth, income, and academic achievement in the college-going process
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Cohort default rate resources
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
Student poll: Many college-bound students report difficulty affording a college education
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
HBCU distance learning 2010
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Student debt and the class of 2009
How America saves for college: 2010
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
How to support college-bound undocumented students: Advice for parents
Easy come - EZ-GO: A federal role in removing jurisdictional impediments to college education
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Winning by degrees: The strategies of highly productive higher-education institutions
Tuition fees and student financial assistance: 2010 Global year in review
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Ensuring success for returning veterans
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
The price of poverty in big time college sport
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
School counselors literature and landscape review: The state of school counseling in America
Lumina Foundation Focus: Flexing the faculty
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways, and progress
The Division III financial aid reporting program: Review results 2005-06 through 2010-11: Executive summary
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
The distribution of grants and scholarships by race
Loan forgiveness for specialized instructional support personnel (including school counselors) frequently asked questions
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the west: 2012-2013 Detailed tuition and fees table
Preventing abuse in federal student aid: Community college practices
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
Student aid simplification: Looking back and looking ahead
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways and progress
Survey of state tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities: 2010-11
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
Making college more affordable: The president's plan to lower college tuition is a good first step but more can be done
Know before you owe (student loans)
EFC Formula, 2012-13
Borrowers on hold: Student loan collection agency complaint systems need massive improvement
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
Repository of resources for undocumented students
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Paying for college: Cost comparison worksheet
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
High school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2007
Putting students ahead of private banks: Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibily Act (SAFRA) myths-facts
Income Based Repayment Calculator
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
NASSGAP 40th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2008-2009 academic year
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
The new net price calculator for college website
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
Post-secondary access and student financial aid in Canada: Current knowledge and research gaps
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Special populations: Tips for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
Financial education in TRIO programs
Measuring the effectiveness of student assistance - Annual report 2006
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Lowering student debt: Explaining the decline in the debt of university students in Manitoba
The millennium bursary in New Brunswick: Impact on debt and persistence
Do Perceptions Matter Regarding the Costs and Benefits of a Post-Secondary Education?
Immigrant parents' investments in their children's post-secondary education
Showing them the money: The role of institutional financial aid policies and communication strategies in attracting low-income students
Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
Postsecondary education: Cultural, scholastic and economic drivers
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
Is university education in Canada more affordable than in the United States?: A Review of the Argument Presented in The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
The 2003 Ontario College Applicant Survey
IDAs and financial aid: Understanding the puzzle and sharing best practices
An analysis of section 529 college savings and prepaid tuition plans
The critical role of financial aid for first-time/full-time students enrolling at rural-serving community colleges
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Getting with the program: Community college students need access to federal loans
The 2008 amendments to the Higher Education Act: Are we on the right track?
How undergraduate students use credit cards: Sallie Mae's national study of usage rates and trends 2009
Think college? Me? Now?
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
My future, my way: How to go, how to pay
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and others think about controlling college costs
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
Deciding on postsecondary education
Too small to help: The plight of financially distressed private student loan borrowers
Center for College Affordability and Productivity
Financial aid in theory and practice
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Parent and student guide to federal tax benefits for tuition and fees for tax year 2007
Frequently asked questions regarding public service loan forgiveness
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
Searchable English-Spanish glossary
State higher education finance: 2007
Sticker shock quiz: How much does college really cost?
38th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2006-2007 Academic year
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
Manchester College: Fast forward program
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Indiana Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program
StateVoucher.org (Education and Training Vouchers)
Tips for parents with high school teens: Countdown to college
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Green lights and red tape: Improving access to financial aid at California's community colleges
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
Gates Millenium Scholars Program
EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide, 2010-11
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
Indiana's guide to paying for college
The credit crunch and student loans: Don't react before getting the facts
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
How the borrowing process works
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Project Complete
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
Consider college now! A handbook for students in middle school and junior high school
Facts about college access and affordability
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
Emergency financial aid for community college students: Implementation and early lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund programs.
Boosters, brokers, and bridges: Real world ideas for college access programs
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
12 Ways adult students can pay for college
Financial aid glossary: Some terms you may enounter on the road
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
Digest of Education Statistics
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Lumina Foundation for Education: Adult learners
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
Federal student financial aid: A national profile of programs in Title IV of the higher education act
College access and tax credits
A scan of our changing environment, 2004 - 2005
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Addressing the needs of adult learners
College Access: Indiana
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
Admission possible
NDSFA: Fundamental assumptions and aims underlying the principles of federal financial aid to students
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
GI bill: A reality check
Documenting the shift to merit
Military money for college: Mainly a fantasy
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
College access: From the inside out
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
Grappling with the access problem
NDSFA: The financial aid partnership
High hopes, big debts
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
How do financial aid policies affect colleges? The institutional impact of the Georgia HOPE scholarship
Unintended admission consequences of federal aid for homeschoolers
Cutting interest rates, lowering student loan debt: An analysis of the congressional proposal to cut student loan interest rates in half
Graduating with debt: The biggest threat to young American's financial well-being?
Parents are too optimistic about scholarships
National Urban League Scholarships
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Indiana’s postsecondary indicators: 2004 performance and descriptive indicators
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
Higher education act: Reauthorization status and issues
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
The policy of choice: Expanding student options in higher education
Expanding college access: The impact of state finance strategies
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
State higher education finance: FY 2003
College scholarship fraud prevention act of 2000: Annual report to Congress
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
Workforce contingent financial aid: How states link financial aid to employment
Student debt levels continue to rise: Stafford indebtedness: 1999 update
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
A closer look at the President's proposal for changes in student assistance
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
Financing higher education
Education Commission of the States: Postsecondary Issues
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
The impact of demographic changes on higher education
The student debt dilemma: Debt aversion as a barrier to college access
Addressing student loan repayment burdens: Strengths and weaknesses of the current system
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
Reframing the student loan costing debate: The benefits of competition
USA Funds
Student aid and postsecondary tax preferences: Limited research exists on the effectiveness of tools to assist students and families through Title IV student aid and tax preferences
Perceptions of college financial aid among California Latino youth
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
College Board online college planning resources
Federal financial aid
Twenty-first Century Scholars Program
Independent undergraduates: 1999-2000
Lumina Foundation focus
36th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid, 2004 - 2005 academic year
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
Income contingent repayment plan