Martha Ann Overland

The World
The back of a group of students in black gowns and graduation caps.

The World’s 2024 education special: The price of higher ed 

Higher education transformed the US into the country it is today. Its premier universities are why the US is the No. 1 choice among international students. But nowhere else is tuition as expensive, and many are in debt.

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This Brazilian immigrant to the US says the American dream still exists

Professor Juan Madrid with his students from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley at a radio telescope in Fort Davis in West Texas.

1-HOUR SPECIAL: Breaking Barriers: The challenges immigrants face in accessing higher education