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    New Report Compares the U.S. Financing of Higher Education to Global Competitors

    NEWPORT, R.I. – A report published by the Pell Center at Salve Regina University explores how American students finance their education in comparison to students abroad. The four global models of higher education are represented by the United States, England, Japan, and Denmark. The American model of paying for a college education has led to $1.2 trillion in student loan debt. For the most part, college students in other modern … Read More

  • Study Reveals College Graduates Were Least Harmed by Great Recession

    There have been many foreboding headlines for college graduates since the Great Recession. Last April, The Atlantic wrote “53% of Recent College Grads Are Jobless or Underemployed—How?” Last May, WTVM.com of Colombus, Ga. reported “One in two College Graduates not finding jobs.” NBC News, in August, described how the “Economy leaves many returning students disappointed, deep in debt.” As we enter a new year, college grads can know there is an upside. … Read More