Patrick Gallagher, chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh
Patrick Gallagher, chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh, talks about college costs and student debt. (Video by Amanda August / Sunbury D…
Eric Barron, president of the Pennsylvania State University
A student walks in the common area in the Cathedral of Learning at the University of Pittsburgh.
Sara Garside Ellis could buy a Mercedes sports car with $130,000.
Tentacles of the student loan problem are squeezing multiple generations, say consumer advocates, making it an issue too big to ignore.
Melissa Grisewood, of Mountain Top, Pa., a Penn State grad with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism, visits campus and poses for pictu…
It’s a dirty little secret of the college debt crisis: Kids aren’t the only ones digging themselves into a hole to pay the tuition bill.
Sarah Garside Ellis stills owes $130,000 for her degree from Juniata College and the master's degree she earned to qualify to teach high school.
Eric Barron, president of Penn State University, talks about college costs and student debt. (Video by Amanda August / Sunbury Daily Item)
Dawn Leidy, of State College, Pa., a 2008 Penn State grad, snaps a photo of her children, Leah, 4, and Mikie, 6, at the iconic Nittany Lion Sh…
Students and their families should plan ahead and, when possible, be frugal when borrowing for college, education and financial experts say.
Grace Rudy, 20, of Latrobe, majoring in dental hygiene, studies at the Cathedral of Learning of the University of Pittsburgh.
Stephen Mazzeo, shown looking across the Susquehanna River in Sunbury, faces college debt exceeding $250,000.
Old Main, a historic building at Penn State, now houses the university's administrative offices in State College. Penn State is one of the mos…