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There are an estimated 39.5 million Americans living below the poverty line, which, in the lower 48 states, is an annual income threshold of $12,880 for an individual and $26,500 for a family of four (Alaska and Hawaii have a slightly higher threshold). Living in poverty can have serious consequences and impacts nearly every aspect […]

College enrollment has declined steadily in the United States in recent years. With rising tuition costs and surging student debt, enrollment has fallen by an average of nearly 2% a year since 2010. While four years of higher education may not be for everyone, Americans without a bachelor’s degree tend to be far more limited […]

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PUEBLO, Colo., Sept. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorado State University Pueblo (CSU Pueblo), a regional comprehensive university in southwest Colorado with a focus on practical degree programs, today announced a new admissions pathway that will expand college access for students who did not meet basic admissions requirements. In collaboration with StraighterLine, the new CSU Pueblo Academy offers low-cost, competency-based general education courses that enable students to earn admission to the university and apply the credits toward their bachelor's degree.