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Priced Out: A Closer Look at Postsecondary Affordability for Latinos
(Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, 2012-08-16)
A key barrier to college access and completion for Latinos is financial. Latino families experience the college affordability landscape in dramatically different ways than White and Asian families, whose needs may well be ...
Profile of Very Low And Low-Income Undergraduates in 2015–16
(U.S Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, 2019-10-01)
The primary objectives behind postsecondary financial aid programs are to increase access, improve affordability, and promote equal opportunity and college success for postsecondary students (Gillen 2010). Low-income ...
Higher Ed Guide to Tuition, Financial Aid & Other Funding for Undocumented Students: FAQs for Public and Private Colleges and Universities
(Presidents' Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration, 2020-04-16)
This report provides a higher education guide to tuition, financial aid and other funding for undocumented students.
2020 Undergraduate Scholarships that Don't Require Proof of U.S. Citizenship or Legal Permanent Residency
(Immigrants Rising, 2020-08-01)
Undocumented immigrants face diverse challenged when pursuing postsecondary education. The imposition of out-of-state tuition fees effectively keeps them out of college in most of the United States. This report provides a ...
Leveling the Playing Field: Expanding Access to Higher Education
There has been a fundamental shift in our nation's priorities for ensuring access to higher education. In the 1970s and 1980s, most aid was awarded in grants, while loans remained relatively low. Over the last two decades, ...
Championing Success: A report on the progress of Tribal College and University alumni
(The Institute for Higher Education Policy for the American Indian College Fund, 2006-04-01)
This report presents the findings from an original survey and personal interviews conducted with American Indian College Fund scholarship recipients. The report is a snapshot of how scholarship recipients are faring after ...
Lower-income Communities Face Nearly $30 Billion in Student Loan Debt
(The Education Trust-New York, 2018-03-21)
In New York State, new data show that lower-income families face overwhelming student loan debt and reinforce the importance of strong and immediate action to protect borrowers and prevent onerous student loans. The report ...
Hot Topics in Higher Education: Tuition Policy
(National Conference for States Legislatures, 2015-09-01)
Tuition at public four-year institutions has increased faster than inflation every year since 1980. Over time, these consistent increases have compounded, causing concern among students, families and legislators about ...
Connecticut’s Great Cost Shift
In today’s economy, a college education is essential for getting a good job and entering the middle class. Yet, despite this reality, college costs are rising beyond the reach of many Connecticuters. State policy decisions ...
Georgia’s Education Cuts a Growing Burden for Low-Income Students
(Georgia Budget and Policy Institute, 2017-09-01)
Postsecondary education and training are key to long-term financial security, as more Georgia employers want to hire workers with college credentials. While higher education is growing more essential for jobs of the future, ...