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Which U.S. schools receive the least state student aid?

Warner Pacific College Adult Degree Program, Phagans Medford Beauty School and Oregon State University-Cascades Campus were among U.S. schools that reported receiving the least state financial aid during the 2017-18 academic year, according to a Higher Ed

These schools have the worst 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S.

Lane Community College and Rogue Community College have some of the lowest 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

These schools have the top 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S.

Beau Monde College of Hair Design, Christian Culinary Academy and Sage School of Massage & Esthetics have some of the best 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Farmers for Free Trade's ad campaign pits farmers against Trump's trade war

From Ohio Business Daily

Farmers for Free Trade has launched Tariffs Hurt the Heartland, an advertising campaign featuring true stories of how tariffs will damage the country’s agricultural base.

Sticker shock: Which 4-year U.S. schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

State residents enrolled at Reed College face among the steepest cost of attending four-year in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Which Oregon colleges receive the least state student aid?

Warner Pacific College Adult Degree Program and Phagans Medford Beauty School reported receiving the least state financial aid during the 2015-16 academic year among Oregon schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Which Oregon colleges receive the most state student aid?

Oregon State University and University of Oregon reported receiving the most state financial aid during the 2015-16 academic year among Oregon schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Sticker shock: Which U.S. schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

Residents in Oregon face some of the steepest cost of attending in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

The price of education: Which 2-year Oregon schools charge the lowest in-state tuition?

Oregon residents attending two-year schools pay the lowest in-state tuition at Pacific Bible College, Tillamook Bay Community College and Clatsop Community College, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

The price of education: Which 2-year Oregon schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

Oregon residents attending two-year schools pay the highest in-state tuition at Sumner College, Northwest College-Beaverton and Northwest College-Hillsboro, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

The price of education: Which 4-year Oregon schools charge the lowest in-state tuition?

Oregon residents attending four-year schools pay the lowest in-state tuition at Eastern Oregon University, Warner Pacific College Adult Degree Program and Portland State University, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

The price of education: Which 4-year Oregon schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

Oregon residents attending four-year schools pay the highest in-state tuition at Reed College, Willamette University and Lewis & Clark College, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

The price of education: Which Oregon schools charge the lowest in-state tuition?

Oregon residents pay the lowest in-state tuition at Pacific Bible College, Tillamook Bay Community College and Clatsop Community College, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Analysis: Homeowners in Hawaii, Alabama, Colorado pay lowest property tax rate in U.S.

From Arizona Business Daily

With an effective property tax rate of about 0.33 percent, Honolulu has the lowest property tax rate among U.S. cities, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

Analysis: College athletics grossed $31,832 per athlete in 2016

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Georgia grossed $352,349 per athlete in 2016 – the highest of all athletic programs that year, followed by University of Texas at Austin ($346,947 per athlete) and Louisiana State University ($315,988 per athlete), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: Homeowners in Pennsylvania metro area pay highest property tax rate in U.S.

From Keystone Business News

With an effective property tax rate of about 3.9 percent, the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre-Hazleton metropolitan area in Pennsylvania has the No. 1 highest tax rate among U.S. cities, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

Nationally, public colleges, universities face borrower default rate of 11.28%

From Higher Education Tribune

At Culpeper Cosmetology Training Center in Virginia, 34.5 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Analysis: Oregon homeowners pay the 22nd highest property tax rate in the U.S.

With an effective tax rate of 1.07 percent, Oregon has the 22nd highest tax rate among U.S. states and the District of Columbia, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

306,553 U.S. borrowers in default on student loans from public colleges, universities

From Higher Education Tribune

Ivy Tech Community College in Indiana, Portland Community College in Oregon, and Columbus State Community College in Ohio reported the largest share of borrowers from public institutions who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Analysis: College sports raked in $18.1 billion in 2016

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Texas at Austin grossed $207 million in 2016, making it the highest-grossing college sports program that year, followed by Ohio State University ($176 million) and University of Alabama ($174 million), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

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