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Is It Really Cheaper to Start at a Community College?

The Consequences of Inefficient Transfer for Community College Students Seeking Bachelor’s Degrees

Posted: May 15, 2017
Authors: Clive R. Belfield, John Fink, Davis Jenkins
Organizations: Community College Research Center, Teachers College

A working paper from the Community College Research Center explores whether it is more efficient for students to start at a two-year or four-year college if their intent is to complete a bachelor’s degree.

Is It Really Cheaper to Start at a Community College?