For years,Washington Monthly has been rating and ranking the nation's colleges.
But for its 2014 edition, the magazine has done something new. It has put out a list of what it says are the nation's worst colleges. That is, schools with high tuition, low graduation rates and high student debt rates.
The Colorado State University Extension Program was created 100 years ago when Congress authorized land grant Universities to provide research based information to agents in communities across the state. While you may think farming, agriculture and 4-H when you think about a CSU Extension, the Summit County Extension Office is about as far away from farming as you can get.
Enrollment in petroleum engineering at the Colorado School of Mines, and at similar programs around the country, has risen dramatically in the last five years in response to the nation's energy boom. Students are flooding into these programs to cash in on high-paying industry jobs.