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Analysis: 569,475 students played college sports in 2016

From Higher Education Tribune

Lindenwood University, Cornell University and Harvard University reported the most students participating in athletics in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

Nationally, 4-year schools face borrower default rate of 8.95%

From Higher Education Tribune

At United Tribes Technical College, 41 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Analysis: College sports raked in $18.1 billion in 2016

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Texas at Austin grossed $207 million in 2016, making it the highest-grossing college sports program that year, followed by Ohio State University ($176 million) and University of Alabama ($174 million), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

306,553 U.S. borrowers in default on student loans from public colleges, universities

From Higher Education Tribune

Ivy Tech Community College in Indiana, Portland Community College in Oregon, and Columbus State Community College in Ohio reported the largest share of borrowers from public institutions who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Analysis: Wisconsin homeowners pay the 10th highest property tax rate in the U.S.

With an effective tax rate of 1.67 percent, Wisconsin has the 10th highest tax rate among U.S. states and the District of Columbia, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

Nationally, public colleges, universities face borrower default rate of 11.28%

From Higher Education Tribune

At Culpeper Cosmetology Training Center in Virginia, 34.5 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Analysis: College athletics grossed $31,832 per athlete in 2016

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Georgia grossed $352,349 per athlete in 2016 – the highest of all athletic programs that year, followed by University of Texas at Austin ($346,947 per athlete) and Louisiana State University ($315,988 per athlete), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: Homeowners in Pennsylvania metro area pay highest property tax rate in U.S.

From Keystone Business News

With an effective property tax rate of about 3.9 percent, the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre-Hazleton metropolitan area in Pennsylvania has the No. 1 highest tax rate among U.S. cities, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

Analysis: Homeowners in Hawaii, Alabama, Colorado pay lowest property tax rate in U.S.

From Arizona Business Daily

With an effective property tax rate of about 0.33 percent, Honolulu has the lowest property tax rate among U.S. cities, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

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