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College Presidents: Pell Grant Students Lag in Degree Completion

Posted: February 22, 2016
Authors: Valerie J. Calderon, Jeffrey Jones
Organizations: Gallup

While Federal Pell Grants are instrumental in helping millions of low-income college students pay for higher education, a new Gallup survey of university and college presidents shows that recipients of Pell Grants are lagging well behind other students in completing their undergraduate degrees—and that less than half of these students are graduating on time.

College Presidents: Pell Grant Students Lag in Degree Completion