Higher Education

House Looks To Hold Down Higher-Ed CostsFollowing the lead of Gov. Rick Scott, a House panel Wednesday approved a bill designed to help hold down costs for students at state colleges and universities.
A Redesigned SAT Will Debut In Spring 2016The College Board, who administers the SAT, announced earlier this year they are giving the exam a major overhaul and cite eight specific changes.
Who Is Eligible For Student Loan Forgiveness?The federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) is an incentive for these graduates to consider taking jobs in public service areas.
College Affordability: Know Your Federal Student Loan Repayment OptionsMore than 70 percent of undergraduate college students take out student loans to help with college costs. The U.S. Department of Education offers several different repayment plans to ease the burden of loan payments for new graduates as they work to establish their careers.
What You Need To Know About The Pell Grant ProgramThe federal Pell Grant program is the nation’s largest needs-based college grant program.
How College Scorecard Can Help With College Selection ProcessAccording 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.
UF Preparing To Launch Islamic Studies Center Florida Gator students will be able to broaden their studies during upcoming semesters for a more developed global learning experience.
STEM Education: Why Increasing Interest Among Minority Populations Is CrucialWomen 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.
In-State Tuition Bill Moves Closer To Final VoteAllowing illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition rates cleared what was expected to be a major hurdle in the Senate, with the Judiciary Committee giving overwhelming approval Tuesday to the election-year proposal that has divided Republicans.
Gov. Scott To Call For Repeal Of Differential Tuition Law In another thinly veiled shot at his chief rival in the November elections, Gov. Rick Scott will use his State of the State address on Tuesday to call for a repeal of a 2009 law allowing universities to increase tuition up to 15 percent a year.
Some Fla. College Grad. Rates Deemed UnacceptableWhile some schools have shown progress, the new chairman of the Florida Board of Governors said graduation rates at some Florida universities were unacceptable.
More Students Opting For Educational CertificatesWith traditional four-year college costs soaring and an uncertain job market, scores of students are opting for an alternative type of education.