While tuition costs spiral upward for all students, the United States continues to be the most sought-after nation for international students.  Nearly 67 percent of international students pay for tuition out of pocket from personal or family sources, says the Institute of International Education (IIE). Among international students, 17 percent receive funding from the university they…

How much do you think college students spend on textbooks each year? $500? $800? $1,000? Four-year-college students spent an average $1,200 for textbooks last year, or 18 percent of their average tuition, according to the College Board. One reason is that the textbook market has been dominated by three publishers: London-based Pearson, New York City-based McGraw-Hill…

The federal government is expected to forgive at least $108 billion in student loan debt, according to congressional investigators. The plans calculate the monthly payback payment as part of a borrower’s income.  And it extends the term of the loan from 10 years to up to 25 years. After that, the remainder is forgiven. The Obama administration has encouraged…

Because of the college tuition debt they have shouldered, many Millennials are wary of credit card debt. Fewer than a third of Millennials — anyone between age 18 and 35 — have a credit card. That’s a record low percentage, according to recent statistics. Stefanie O’Connell, who graduated from New York University with a degree…

The more than 1 million International students at universities and college in the U.S. added $32.8 billion and more than 400,000 jobs to the U.S. economy during the 2015-2016 academic year. Those numbers come from economic data compiled by the Association of International Educators (NAFSA). NAFSA is the world’s largest nonprofit association dedicated to international education, with 10,000 members…