Experts: Direct More Institutional Aid to Low-income Students

Aug 3, 2016 | No Comments

Colleges and universities should rethink the way they distribute institutional aid in order to matriculate more students who lack the means to pay, several scholars said Thursday at a discussion on enrollment management.

Fewer poor students are being enrolled in state universities. Here’s why

Fewer poor students are being enrolled in state universities. Here’s why

Apr 11, 2016 | No Comments

In the face of increasingly tight budgets and pressures to demonstrate their effectiveness to legislators, more and more states are tying at least some higher education funding to student outcomes.

The colleges that do the best – and the worst – at graduating low-income students

Mar 24, 2016 | No Comments

Schools are being scored for the first time based on the number of recipients of Pell Grants they enroll—grants that go to children of families earning around $40,000 or less, and used as a measure of low income—and the proportion who actually get degrees.

College Readiness of Low-Income Students Stagnates

Feb 8, 2016 | No Comments

“Roughly one in four of the 1.9 million high school students who graduated in 2015 and took the ACT are from low-income backgrounds.”