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TOPEKA – Friends University in Wichita offers a bachelor’s degree in zoology, while Donnelly College in Kansas City, Kansas is ranked as the most diverse college in the Midwest. Baker University, the oldest continuously operated university in Kansas, was established in 1858 long before the state’s large public universities were launched. And, McPherson College offers …

When someone applies for college admission, there is often a box or section on the application that asks about any family members who have attended college – maybe a parent. or a cousin. It’s called “legacy,” and for decades it has given American applicants a head start in admissions. But more at Colorado public colleges. …

In fiscal 2020, states spent $ 2.68 billion on private colleges and universities, the equivalent of $ 563 per full-time student across the country, according to a brief by the Association of State Higher Education Executives. Most of that money – 89.7 percent – went into financial aid. By comparison, states spent $ 93.5 billion …

By Patty Nieberg, The Associated Press / Report for America Colorado Governor Jared Polis on Tuesday signed a bill making the state a leader in the national effort to ban inherited admissions to public colleges and universities. Prateek Dutta, Colorado policy director for Democrats for Education Reform, who pitched the idea for the bill to …

Union leaders say their findings, compiled in a 14-page report, show schools in the university system should “cut up” when they cut jobs. They demand in the report that schools prioritize rehiring people of color and women whose jobs have been cut in the past year and said they will continue to advocate for those …

The board of trustees of public colleges and universities in Utah wants schools in the state to celebrate Juneteenth, which honors the end of slavery in the United States. A resolution to support and celebrate Juneteenth within Utah’s higher education system was unanimously approved on Friday. It “recognizes that failure to affirm and celebrate the …

Bennington College. Courtesy: Bennington College When Matt, a 17-year-old public high school student in Brooklyn, New York, got his acceptance into college this spring, his parents were surprised. An AB student whose favorite hobbies are hanging out with friends, playing video games, and smoking weed, Matt entered Bennington, a liberal arts school with 700 undergraduates …

Average tuition discount rates among private non-profit colleges continued to increase in the 2020-21 academic year as many institutions struggled to retain and attract students during pandemic, according to a new study from the National Association of College and University Business Officers. The average discount rate for undergraduates reached 53.9% – a record high – …

America’s Best Public Colleges Obtaining a university degree is an investment with considerable benefits. Adults with a high school diploma earn an average of $ 32,000 more per year than those with a high school diploma. This increase in income can mean a big difference in the quality of life, ranging from the ability to …

Writing earlier this week on the AJC Get Schooled blog, Joshua S. Weitz, professor of biological sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology, said: “Given the safety, efficacy and widespread availability of COVID- vaccines 19, requiring vaccinations for students, staff, and faculty would help protect those who live, learn, and work on college campuses and …

By Kelli R. Brown • Guest Columnist | More than 242,000 students attend the 17 institutions in the University of North Carolina system. It is one of the largest and arguably the best systems dedicated to public higher education, research and community development in the country. More than 12,000 of these students attend Western Carolina …

New York state’s public colleges and universities will require coronavirus vaccinations for all students returning to campus this fall, Gov. Andrew Cuomo (DN.Y.) announced Monday. During briefing, Cuomo said the mandate of the State University of New York (SUNY) and the City University of New York (CUNY) is part of a larger effort to increase …

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks at a press conference. | Spencer Platt / AP Photo New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday that State University of New York and City University of New York will require Covid-19 vaccination for students returning this fall, assuming the federal government approves fully vaccines. “If you have to …

Bastion of higher education and innovation, Rice University has not lacked awards and appearances on the “best-of” lists. Today, a new report ranks Houston’s Ivy League of the South one of the best academic institutions for the dollar. In a recent ranking, Princeton Review Says Rice No. 10 on the nation’s best value for money …

The average Texas student loan debt is approaching $ 33,000. So, it’s no wonder that students and parents in Texas diligently search for the best-value colleges. In a way, the flagship University of Texas at Austin campus offers the best value among Lone Star State public colleges. In a recent ranking, Princeton Review declares UT …