The Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) is pleased to present, a part of the “Enhancing Student Financial Education” Best Practice project in collaboration with TIAA-CREF. GradSense provides students with important financial information on topics from money management to the value of pursuing an advanced degree. This site aims to help graduate and undergraduate students make wise financial decisions that will support their long term academic and professional career goals.

GradSense-wordmark-blue-bgBased on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the National Science Foundation and the National Center for Education Statistics, GradSense was researched, designed and developed by CGS in collaboration with TIAA-CREF. Along with median debt and income data, the GradSense website also provides students with loan repayment advice, spending tips, and career guidance. Follow @GradSense on Twitter and Facebook.

CGS is an organization of over 500 institutions of higher education in the United States and Canada engaged in graduate education, research, and the preparation of candidates for advanced degrees. The organization’s mission is to improve and advance graduate education, which it accomplishes through advocacy in the federal policy arena, research, and the development and dissemination of best practices.