Higher Education

Welcome to the Higher Education section of FindLaw's Education Center, with articles and resources to help you understand your rights and get the most out of your college years. This section covers legal and practical issues pertaining to student loans, financial aid, and the basics of for-profit schools; how the law intersects with college sports, including discrimination and drug testing; the rights and responsibilities of students and teachers, including sexual assault and underage drinking; and issues related to life after college, such as applying to graduate school. Also included are articles about the rights of LGBT students, the meaning of sexual consent, whether college athletes may unionize, the facts about private student loans, and more.