A handful of states and private schools are curbing tuition hikes, and some are even lowering prices.
Most undergraduates need a co-signer to qualify for a private student loan, experts say.
Before taking out private loans, students should explore all their option for paying for college while minimizing debt.
The typical return for 2014 law graduates in the private sector at these schools was around 140 percent.
Most freshmen at private, nonprofit schools are receiving some form of grant-based aid, a study finds.
Some private colleges and universities will pay your student loan bills.
Another option may be to co-sign a private loan for your child – but that carries similar financial risks.
There are more public than private institutions among the top-ranked law schools.