The American Association of State Colleges and Universities Graduation Rate Outcomes Study is a collaborative effort to understand the reasons why some public four-year colleges and universities have an unusually good record of retaining and graduating students. The American Association More »
This issue brief analyzes the rate at which undergraduates failed to file a financial aid application and describes the characteristics of those who did not apply, disaggregating the data by student dependency status, income, attendance status, and institution type. It More »
This report is a summary of findings from the Emerging Pathways project, which seeks to identify the diverse needs and characteristics of adult learners, understand patterns of enrollment in credit and non-credit-bearing courses and offer advice to postsecondary institutions and More »
Lumina Foundation awarded a series of grants that came to be known internally as “hallmark grants.” Between February 2001 and January 2003, the Foundation awarded more than $5.1 million to four hallmark grantees. This brief examines each of the projects, More »
This publication examines the barriers that keep students from gaining access to higher education. In the article, real-life students tell of their struggles, and several national experts share their insights on college access, one of the nation’s most critical issues.