Colleges and universities (61 - 70 of 96 items)
School Construction: Sallie Mae Financing Activities
HRD-93-61: Published: Apr 13, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 13, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Student Loan Marketing Association's (Sallie Mae) financing of academic facilities construction projects, focusing on: (1) college construction financing activities to date; and (2) activities that Sallie Mae did not fund as a result of changes to its budget authority.GAO found that: (1) between 1986 and 1991, Sallie Mae financed...
Nonfederal Student Loans
HRD-93-1R: Published: Oct 30, 1992. Publicly Released: Oct 30, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on private and state student loan programs, focusing on programs serving nontraditional students. GAO found that: (1) in 1991, 31 private and state loan programs provided about $493 million in loans to postsecondary students, with most of the financial aid going to traditional students attending 2- and 4-year institutions; (2) nontradit...
Student Financial Aid: Characteristics of Jobs Provided Through the College Work-Study Program
HRD-92-72BR: Published: Feb 21, 1992. Publicly Released: Feb 21, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information concerning jobs funded through the College Work-Study (CWS) Program, focusing on the extent to which the CWS Program: (1) supports on-campus and off-campus employment; (2) provides jobs related to students' educational or vocational goals; and (3) provides community service jobs that meet the needs of low-income individuals.GAO found th...
Student Financial Aid: Most Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants Are Awarded to Needy Students
HRD-92-47: Published: Jan 31, 1992. Publicly Released: Jan 31, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Supplemental Education Opportunity Grants (SEOG), focusing on: (1) whether educational institutions awarded SEOG to Pell Grant recipients with the lowest expected family contributions (EFC) first and non-Pell Grant recipients with the lowest EFC second; and (2) the Department of Education's data on SEOG distributions to institutions and their stude...
Guaranteed Student Loans: Analysis of Student Default Rates at 7,800 Postsecondary Schools
HRD-89-63BR: Published: Jul 5, 1989. Publicly Released: Jul 5, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the: (1) types of schools attended by and default rates of approximately 1.2 million borrowers who obtained student loans from the Department of Education's Stafford Student Loan Program in 1983; and (2) borrower default rate, total default dollars, and total number of defaulters for each of the approximately 7,800 schools the borrow...
DOD Voluntary Education: Determining and Meeting Postsecondary Education Needs in Europe
HRD-88-12: Published: Dec 15, 1987. Publicly Released: Dec 15, 1987.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO evaluated how the overseas military services educational programs are: (1) determining their current needs assessments; and (2) providing undergraduate educational services in Europe.GAO visited ten military installations and found that, although the needs assessment process varied in scope, focus, and methodology, the services generally applied the stand...
Educating Deaf Students at Federally Assisted Postsecondary Schools
129130: Feb 21, 1986
In response to a congressional request, testimony was presented concerning deaf students' education at federally assisted postsecondary schools. GAO compared information on Gallaudet College and the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) to data from the four centers participating in the Regional Postsecondary Education Program for the Deaf. GAO found that Gallaudet and NTID: (1) are nat...
Gallaudet College and the National Technical Institute for the Deaf
128886: Jun 11, 1985
Testimony was given on: (1) the costs of educating postsecondary students at Gallaudet College and the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID); (2) the number of students enrolled at the institutions compared to each school's capacity; and (3) the Department of Education's oversight of four institutions. GAO found that, compared with similar types of schools serving non-hearing-impaired s...
Use of Department of Education Title III Grant Funds by the International Institute of the Americas of World University
HRD-84-20: Published: Apr 4, 1984. Publicly Released: Apr 4, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO analyzed the use of the Higher Education Act title III grant funds by the International Institute of the Americas of World University, San Juan, Puerto Rico.GAO found that World University's financial management system was deficient and its financial stability was questionable. There was a fundamental lack of internal controls, inadequate subsidiary account...