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By the Numbers: Trends in Nontraditional Student Enrollment

New data show that over the last four years the share of nontraditional students enrolled in college has begun to fall.

How Community Colleges Can Act to Support Students Facing Hunger and Homelessness

Students facing basic needs insecurities work hard but struggle with finances and academic success. Community college leaders must act.

Still Hungry and Homeless in College

New report calls on community colleges to continue supporting students who face food and housing insecurity.

New Report, Webinar Explain Role of Trustees in Accreditation Process

Experts recommend trustees serve a central role in the process and stay informed about institutional and programmatic accreditation to ensure quality and student success.

The Future of Statewide College Promise Programs

In the past few years, dozens of states, localities, and schools have proposed or enacted “free college” policies, also known as College Promise programs.

Understanding the New College Majority: The Demographic and Financial Characteristics of Independent Students and their Postsecondary Outcomes

Independent students, once considered “nontraditional,” now constitute the majority of students in the United States. As of 2012, just over half of all U.S. college students were independent (51 percent)
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