Colleges and universities (41 - 49 of 49 items)
Noncitizen Student Loan Defaults
HRD-83-29: Published: Feb 7, 1983. Publicly Released: Feb 16, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined defaults by noncitizens under the National Direct Student Loan (NDSL) program at six Chicago area institutions of higher education. GAO reviewed the authority that permits such loans to noncitizens, the discretion that schools have in making these loans, the number of noncitizen students that have loans, and the number of defaults.The Department...
Improper Use of Federal Student Aid Funds for Lobbying Activities
HRD-82-108: Published: Aug 13, 1982. Publicly Released: Aug 13, 1982.
Pursuant to a Congressional request, GAO determined whether California State University Northridge (CSUN) expended any Federal funds in its lobbying effort against cuts in the Guaranteed Student Loan Program and, if so, whether the lobbying effort violated Federal law.GAO found that less than an estimated $300 of Federal funds was expended by CSUN on lobbying activities in violation of applicable...
No Federal Programs Are Designed Primarily To Support Engineering Education, but Many Do
PAD-82-20: Published: May 14, 1982. Publicly Released: May 14, 1982.
Congressional concern was expressed about the possible shortages of engineers and problems in the engineering schools. GAO was asked to: (1) identify and describe Federal programs that support engineering education; (2) show how Federal support may change between fiscal years 1980 and 1982; and (3) relate Federal support to current concerns about engineering education.GAO found that engineering ed...
Students Receiving Federal Aid Are Not Making Satisfactory Academic Progress: Tougher Standards Are Needed
HRD-82-15: Published: Dec 3, 1981. Publicly Released: Dec 3, 1981.
Each year, the government provides billions of dollars in financial aid to students seeking a postsecondary education. GAO visited 20 institutions of higher education and reviewed more than 5,800 randomly selected student transcripts to report on the academic progress requirements of federally funded student aid programs.There are no uniform requirements among the three federal agencies who admini...
Stronger Actions Needed To Recover $730 Million in Defaulted National Direct Student Loans
HRD-81-124: Published: Sep 30, 1981. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1981.
The loans of the National Direct Student Loan Program are made from revolving funds maintained by participating schools which are responsible for making loans and collecting repayments. The Federal Government provides 90 percent of the moneys for the revolving funds, while the schools provide 10 percent. The program has been plagued by a high default rate. GAO reviewed the program to determine how...
Better Cash Management Can Reduce the Cost of the National Direct Student Loan Program
FGMSD-80-5: Published: Nov 27, 1979. Publicly Released: Nov 27, 1979.
The Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW), through its Office of Education (OE), sponsors three student financial aid programs, one of which is the National Direct Student Loan program. This program provides funds to postsecondary schools for making long-term, low-interest loans to students. Before 1970, OE monitored all aspects of the program including the disbursement of funds to sc...
Administration of the Office of Education's Student Financial Aid Program
B-164031(1): Published: Apr 4, 1974. Publicly Released: Apr 4, 1974.
No summary is currently available...
Need for Improved Coordination of Federally Assisted Student Aid Programs in Institutions of Higher Education
B-16403(1): Published: Aug 2, 1972. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 1972.
No summary is currently available...