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    Surge in Foreign Students May Be Crowding Americans Out of Elite Colleges (Washington Post)

    A major increase in international enrollment in recent years has intensified the competition for entry to America's top private colleges and universities, as ever-growing numbers of applicants angle for the limited supply of seats. That tension is particularly evident in the eight prestigious Ivy League schools: Federal data shows that their freshman classes grew slightly from 2004 to 2014 -- 5 percent -- while the number of incoming foreign students rose 46 percent. At the same time, applications to the schools shot up 88 percent.

  • IAICU News

    Information about Iowa's private colleges

    House Defeats Board of Regents Attempt to Scoop Funds from Needy Students

    The Iowa House of Representatives defeated a last-minute lobbying effort by the Iowa Board of Regents and the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) to take $3 million away from financially needy students at small, non-profit colleges. Small college spoke...