This report, based on the College Board’s Annual Survey of Colleges, provides up-to-date information on tuition and other expenses associated with attending public and private nonprofit institutions of postsecondary education in the United States. The Annual Survey is distributed to More »
This report examines the plight of high school graduates from both low- and moderate-income families. It analyzes the financial barriers that confront high school graduates from low- and moderate-income families — particularly those graduates who are college qualified. In addition, More »
Adult learners get too little attention and too few resources because our system is designed for traditional students. This publication reports on the Emerging Pathways project, which seeks to identify the diverse needs and characteristics of adult learners, understand patterns More »
A record number of Americans now say a college education is necessary for success in the workplace and the vast majority say costs should not prevent qualified students from attending. But more than half say college prices are rising faster More »
College costs are rising and rates of degree attainment are falling. This issue of “Lumina Foundation Focus” examines four innovative programs to help more students succeed in higher education.
This publication, from The Education Trust, makes the case that leading public universities are failing at enrolling and developing students from low-income families and underrepresented minority groups. The report finds that overall flagships direct financial aid to wealthy students who More »
With Their Whole Lives Ahead of Them: Myths and Realities About Why So Many Students Fail to Finish College
The No. 1 reason many young adults drop out of college is an inability to juggle school, work and basic living expenses, according to this Public Agenda report. The report provides suggestions that can make it easier for working students More »
The United States is facing a dramatic demographic challenge: Young Latinos are the fastest-growing segment of the population, and they are the least likely to graduate from college. Experts say the future of the American economy is at stake, because More »
The Financial Aid Challenge: Successful Practices That Address the Underutilization of Financial Aid in Community Colleges
Community colleges serve the most financially disadvantaged students, yet too many qualified students do not receive enough financial help, concludes this College Board report. It includes success stories and recommendations to help community college leaders increase the number of students More »
Promoting a Culture of Student Success: How Colleges and Universities are Improving Degree Completion
The Southern Regional Education Board examines the strategies of 15 institutions that are outperforming most similar institutions in helping students stay on track and graduate.