How Affordable Are Public Colleges in Your State for Low-Income Students?
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How Affordable Are Public Colleges in Your State for Low-Income Students?

A Resource from The Education Trust

Posted: Dec. 4, 2019
Author(s): Andrew Nichols, Marshall Anthony, Jr., and J. Oliver Schak
Organization(s): The Education Trust

For millions of college-going students, one of the most urgent concerns is the rising cost of college and how to pay for it—and not just for tuition but other necessities like textbooks, housing, food, and transportation. A new report examines how much beyond their means students from low-income backgrounds are being asked to pay for a college degree at both public four-year institutions and community and technical colleges.

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