Amid a backlash against foreign investors, some executives are banned from leaving the country
The Camry, last overhauled for the 2011 model year, just got another face-lift
Laws require companies to pay state taxes on sheltered profits
Financial filings reveal the pay package Henrique de Castro received upon exit from the company.
Wal-Mart's new money transfers shows how the retailer can use its reach to push down costs
Skipping Rocks Lab develops a green alternative to all that plastic
Alessandro Borgognone wooed Japanese chef Daisuke Nakazawa to open the four-star New York eatery
Administrators quashed their food delivery service. Now they're focusing on other colleges
Prices are low, but there’s plenty of red tape
By Alison Damast
As the cost of attending college spirals upward each year, parents are finding it harder than ever to find money to send their children to school. Those looking for alternatives may want to take a closer look at the country’s tuition-free colleges and universities, which offer students full-tuition scholarships—and in some cases, even free room and board. Not surprisingly, these schools are competitive to get into and often have stringent admission requirements. Students who enroll at them can save as much as $51,000 a year, which can add up to over $200,000 in four years of college.
Tuition-free institutions in the U.S. range from liberal arts schools with work-study programs to those specializing in marine engineering, architecture, religion, and music. The latest player on the tuition-free scene is the University of the People, an online school that launched this fall with the lofty goal of educating thousands of students around the world for free.
Bloomberg BusinessWeek has assembled a list of 11 colleges that offer students free education. Except where noted, room and board are not included.