Congress has eliminated two subsidies that will increase the cost of higher education, even as a...
Jun 27 2012, 14:24 ET
Congress has eliminated two subsidies that will increase the cost of higher education, even as a deal to avoid nominal student loan rates from doubling is close to getting hashed out. The first measure starts the meter quicker for college graduates, while the second takes off the table many federal loans for graduate students. The big picture: Education-related companies, already facing serious enrollment issues, could face more pressure as one way or another the overall cost of borrowing money for loans looks set to increase. On the radar: BPI, EDMC, LINC, ESI, DV, NAUH, APOL, BPI, CECO, STRA, COCO, APEI, LOPE.