Could you imagine making 120,000 dollars right out of college? That’s what a new study says petroleum engineering majors make on average. That’s the average salary for full-time workers with a bachelor’s degree.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Annual Expenditures on Children by Family report provides the cost of raising a child from birth to age 17. This year’s total was over 241,000 dollars, and that’s without the costs of pregnancy or college.
As thousands of new students step onto college and university campuses across Texas for the first time this week, educators worry that too many are arriving unprepared for the studies that await them.
Fall semester is about to begin and college freshman are preparing for their first year. You may feel prepared, but a UCLA study found nearly 28% of college students feel overwhelmed by all their new responsibilities. We reveal what students say they wish they knew their freshman year.
House approves Senate bill on student loan interest rates, sends to President Barack Obama for signature.
Out of the nearly 20 million Americans who attend college each year, about 60% will take out loans to cover all of their costs. Getting accepted to college is one thing, making it through college debt-free is another. Thousands of incoming freshmen will be faced with this challenge in the coming weeks.
More than 50 WFISD High School students are recognized for their academic achievements.
About one in six people who owe money on their student loans is in default.
Reports indicate nearly a dozen people hospitalized after stabbings at Lone Star College in Houston.
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The battle for higher-education dollars begins as the Senate Finance Committee hears testimony on the funding needs of four state university systems.
A higher education is getting lower on the totem pole.
Knocking out the first two years of a four-year degree at a community college is a popular way for students to try to keep the price of higher education manageable.
Two University of Colorado students have been arrested for allegedly feeding marijuana-laced brownies to their unsuspecting classmates and professor, police said.
Police say an East Texas man has been charged with using lighter fluid to set his sleeping roommate on fire after an argument.
Three people were killed Friday in an attack involving a bow and arrow-type weapon at Casper College in Casper, Wyoming.
Preparing students for what comes after high school is not always an easy task.
Especially when some students are college bound and others may be preparing to go straight into the work force.
A new program at Washington-Jackson Elementary encourages students to start thinking about college earlier in life.
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After working hard and making the grade, they graduate Saturday morning during a ceremony that included a top Texas government official.