Did You Know ... How a College Degree and a New Car Compare?

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Did you know that the value of a new car (purchased for the average new car price of around $32,000) is worth ONE-THIRD of that initial value five years later?... Read More

ICUT Issue Brief: The Economic Impact of ICUT Member Institutions

Friday, December 14, 2018
We are proud to release the results of our economic impact study today, through the publication of our latest ICUT Issue Brief!As you know, modern institutions of higher education do... Read More

Did You Know ... The Value of a College Degree Over Your Lifetime?

Thursday, November 01, 2018
Our Did You Know this week, inspired by our friends at Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida, uses data from "Is College Worth It? Going Beyond Averages," a new report... Read More

ICUT Issue Brief: Car vs. Degree?

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
ICUT is excited to release our third Issue Brief, where we compare two common investments: a new car and a bachelor's degree. Did you know that average automotive debt is... Read More

Did You Know ... How Much Grant Aid Our Students Receive?

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Did you know that 8 out of every 10 undergraduates at ICUT member schools receive some form of grant aid? The total amount of grant aid distributed to our students... Read More

Did You Know ... The Importance of College Fit?

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
We're excited to announce the second ICUT Issue Brief this week! For this brief, we focused on college fit, or how well students' wants and needs are met by their... Read More

Did You Know ... The Percentage of TEG Recipients Also Receiving Pell Grants?

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Federal Pell Grants are awarded to students that demonstrate the most financial need in higher education. Like Pell, the Texas Tuition Equalization Grant (TEG) program is need-based, providing grants to... Read More

Did You Know ... The Economic Impact of ICUT Institutions?

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
This week, we're highlighting a few data points about the economic impact the private, nonprofit colleges and universities of ICUT have on the great State of Texas. The numbers in... Read More

Did You Know ... About Student Loan Default Rates?

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Did you know that independent, nonprofit colleges and universities in Texas have lower federal student loan default rates than for-profit and public institutions across the state? Check out our infographic... Read More

Did You Know ... About Average Debt Increases at Private Universities?

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Our Did You Know this week explores differences in educational borrowing between students at public and private four-year institutions. Using data from The College Board's Trends in Student Aid 2017 report,... Read More