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Why Students Prefer Digital Textbooks


Digital textbook adoption is a hot topic in higher education. Tablets, laptops, and smartphones give students the ability to study without all the extra bulk in the backpack. Continue reading “Why Students Prefer Digital Textbooks” »

9 Facts About Pell Grants [infographic]


The Pell Grant is one of the most prized forms of financial aid — mostly because it is a grant, and does not have to be paid back. Each year, Pell Grants are awarded to low-income undergraduate students across the nation. The maximum Pell Grant for the 2010-11 academic year is $5,550. The actual amount … Continue reading “9 Facts About Pell Grants [infographic]” »

Who Gets Financial Aid? [infographic]


With the rising costs of tuition, financial aid is on college students’ minds more than ever before. Students are applying for grants and student loans in record numbers. The good news is that aid is increasing. More financial aid was available to students this year than in any previous year, with a promised plan from … Continue reading “Who Gets Financial Aid? [infographic]” »

Income By Education Level [Infographic]


Click to enlarge. Getting an education isn’t cheap and going to college isn’t easy. So why do so many people do it? For the most part, it’s to achieve more — grow more, learn more, and of course earn more. Look for your current career in the graph, or the … Continue reading “Income By Education Level [Infographic]” »

10 Staggering Facts about Education in America


Here at DegreeSearch.org, we’re always on the lookout for interesting education stats. We find plenty of tidbits that are interesting, but some are truly staggering. There are a lot of negative education numbers in our infographic, but don’t let that get you down. There is plenty of data out there to show that … Continue reading “10 Staggering Facts about Education in America” »

Homeschooling by the Numbers [infographic]


Across the United States homeschooling has been overlooked and underrated by many. Diving deeper into student performance and the environments of homeschooling households, it is clear that homeschoolers have risen to the occasion and met the expectations of recruiting Universities and American workforce. There an estimated 1.9 to 2.5 million home-educated kindergarten through … Continue reading “Homeschooling by the Numbers [infographic]” »

The State of Student Debt [infographic]

The State of Student Debt

Click for larger view The average student debt for public universities is around $20,000 and $28,000 for private universities. Shocking. Not surprisingly, dependent students that rely on their parent’s income are borrowing about $2,000 less in loans than those students who are independent from their parents. However, all this debt does not just … Continue reading “The State of Student Debt [infographic]” »

The Rise of Online Education [infographic]

The Rise of Online Education

Click for larger view Online education opportunities are becoming more and more attractive as the diversity and needs of students change. Traditional schooling is quickly changing to accommodate schedules and the preferred means of communication of the students. Universities and colleges have seen a 17% increase in online enrollment over the … Continue reading “The Rise of Online Education [infographic]” »

Beyond Tuition: The Cost of Student Living Today

The Cost of Student Living

Click to view larger version With the ever-increasing cost of college tuition, it’s interesting to see where students are spending their leftover cash (what little they may have). Here is a run-down of some things on your average student’s list. How much is spent on discretionary items? 40% of the average student spends … Continue reading “Beyond Tuition: The Cost of Student Living Today” »

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