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Community Colleges’ Strengths More Significant Than Ever

A recent Gallup, Strada survey shows students feel supported, staff could use encouragement.

Completing College: National and State Reports

The Completing College report series provides a comprehensive overview of postsecondary completion trends nationally and by state. For all students who enter postsecondary education for the first time each year, it examines the diverse pathways the student traversed toward completion, as well as a degree or certificate completion rate within six and eight years of enrolling.

ACCT Rural Colleges Initiative Fact Finding Begins

As announced last October, ACCT is conducting a comprehensive assessment of the needs of rural community colleges throughout the country as part of a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundat…

College Scorecard adds program-level debt, earnings data

The U.S. Education Department (ED) on Wednesday launched a revamped College Scorecard that includes data on potential debt and earnings based on fields of study, graduation rates and even apprenticeships. Students and families now have...

Five facts about student loans

Americans owe about $1.5 trillion on their student loans–more than they owe on their credit cards. The increase in total student debt, stories of families struggling with six-figure loans, and the response of politicians to anxiety about student debt among young voters have turned student debt into a high-profile issue.

Colleges Could Do More To Help Student Parents Pay For Child Care, Watchdog Says

More than 1 in 5 college students are raising kids, and access to child care is one of their biggest barriers. A new report finds many don't know they can apply for help from federal financial aid.
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