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College tuition news and analysis from The Nation
April 15, 2021
American Universities Are Buried Under a Mountain of Debt
How deep in debt is your university? Find out today on Debt Reveal Day!
Jason Thomas Wozniak
February 19, 2021
What Joe Biden Gets Totally Wrong About Student Debt
The president’s resistance to canceling $50,000 in student debt is not about law or policy but about craven, misguided politics.
January 29, 2021
Why I Joined the Jubilee 100 Student Debt Strike
I strike not only for myself and my children but for all Black women and their children weighed down by predatory, unjust debts.
January 18, 2021
Bye, Betsy — and Good Riddance
DeVos leaves behind a trail of cruelties for the Biden administration to correct. Addressing student debt and Title IX changes would be a start.
December 10, 2020
We Want a More Democratic University—Until Then, We Won’t Pay
Over 2,000 students across Columbia’s institutions are demanding to be included in decisions over how their money is spent. And if not, they won’t pay.
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November 11, 2020
College Costs More Than What’s on the Bill — That’s Why Students Should Strike
How much of your tuition is funding campus police? A lot more than you think.
September 30, 2020
Too Many Young Voters Are Drowning in Student Debt
More than 44 million Americans hold student loan debt. For many, the candidate with a plan for debt relief gets their vote.
June 15, 2020
What About the International Students?
The coronavirus threw their lives into disarray. Months in, their futures are still uncertain.
May 27, 2020
Universities to Grad Students: Drop Dead
“Academic workers worldwide perform the labor that makes our institutions run. We deserve basic labor protections, especially during this pandemic.”
May 20, 2020
If Cuomo Cuts Funding, CUNY Layoffs Will Be a ‘Bloodbath’
Employees of New York City’s public colleges are already being hit by the governor’s proposed austerity budget.