When anything could happen

Often, one researcher says, some factor—such as the odds of life events keeping people from ever graduating—is missing from the analysis about the college choices people make.

Bootcamps grow up

The sector is expanding rapidly. Amid a boom in offerings by ed-tech companies, several freestanding bootcamps are seeking accreditation, a key step toward being able to accept federal student aid.

A year of unprecedented declines

International enrollments fell 15 percent in fall 2020, the largest one-year tumble in the 72 years the Institute of International Education has been publishing the annual international-student census.