The federal Pell Grant program is the nation’s largest needs-based college grant program.
The federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.
According to a 2013 College Board report, full-time workers with a bachelor’s degree earn an average of $21,000 more annually than those who have no education beyond high school.
Women make up nearly half the American workforce, yet only 3 percent of engineers, 15 percent of math and computer workers, and 14 percent of scientists are women.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti met with leaders from nine colleges and universities Friday to discuss new partnerships for improving the local economy and addressing the city’s current and future challenges.
Autism Specialist Kathy Lykke shares advice for finding the right career through hard work and education.
California’s public higher education crisis has a flip side: swelling enrollment, expanding faculty, and state-of-the-art construction at the state’s private colleges and universities.
Gov. Jerry Brown kicked off his campaign for tax increases at a Sacramento high school on Wednesday, warning that passing Proposition 30 is the only way to avoid billions of dollars in cuts to schools and higher education.
Students and faculty are protesting new budget-driven restrictions on the number of students allowed to enroll in classes at Cal State Northridge.
La Rue stars in a new PSA television, Internet, movie theater and billboard campaign for Beckstrand Cancer Foundation.
The chancellors of the University of California and California State University systems say they don’t plan to seek student fees increases this year, despite a state budget proposal that calls for deep cuts to higher education.
California’s public colleges and universities would suffer another round of painful funding cuts under a “tough budget” proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown.