Purdue University announced Thursday (April 27) it has acquired Kaplan University, a large for-profit chain to create a new public university that will extend its reach into online and adult education.
Students today look for universities that provide an international experience and the opportunity to acquire a truly global higher education. Times Higher Education has compiled a list of the top 200 universities with the highest percentage of international students.
In a time when the academic job market is more competitive than ever, many Ph.D.s complete school after nearly 10 years of studies with significant debt and without the promise of a job. To address this issue, the US National Science Board has released an interactive infographic that explores 25 years of science, engineering and health doctoral pathways.
A new paper published by UNESCO shows that the number of university level students doubled to 207 million between 2000 and 2014. However, the access to higher education has expanded most rapidly in wealthier countries. How can we ensure higher education leaves no one behind?