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North Dakota University System, 2017
This 2017 student affordability report looks at the following numerical data for higher education in the state of North Dakota: (1) Tuition, Mandatory Fees, Room and Board; (2) Total Estimated Student Cost; (3) Federal Funding Sources; (4) Net Price; (5) Loan Volume and Indebtedness; and (6) Percent of Students with Aid. The 2016-17 tuition and…
Descriptors: Student Costs, College Students, Tuition, Fees
Jackson, Victoria – Policy Matters Ohio, 2017
For many people in the United States, college paves the way to the middle class. Programs like Pell Grants and government backed loans help students afford a college degree. These programs help young Americans gain the skills they need to get a good job. But too many Ohioans struggle to afford college and pay back student loans. The Trump…
Descriptors: Paying for College, Federal Aid, Grants, Undergraduate Students
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Song, Wei; Furco, Andrew; Lopez, Isabel; Maruyama, Geoffrey – Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 2017
Underrepresented students have been identified as being less likely to attain a college degree than their majority counterparts. Service-learning (SL) offers students an opportunity to engage in community work and improve skills that might contribute to their educational success in college. The present study aimed to investigate the impact of SL…
Descriptors: College Students, Minority Group Students, Disproportionate Representation, Service Learning
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Smith, Nichole D.; Duprey, Michael A. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2017
The 2015 Federal Student Aid Supplement (FSA Supplement), directed by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) at the U.S. Department of Education (ED), is a collection of federal student loan data intended to augment the 1996/01 Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study (BPS:96/01) and the 2004/09 Beginning Postsecondary…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Student Financial Aid, Federal Aid, Student Loan Programs
Hanes, Carol Moore – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Over 40% of undergraduates in the United States attend a community college; however, fewer than 50% complete a degree or certificate within 6 years. As a result, national and state leaders have endorsed completion agenda initiatives, including performance-based funding (PBF). Texas implemented a form of PBF for the 2014-2015 Academic Year (AY)…
Descriptors: Institutional Characteristics, Academic Achievement, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students
Fernandez, Chris; Fletcher, Carla; Klepfer, Kasey – TG (Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation), 2017
The Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation (TG) offers critical support to schools, students, and borrowers at every stage of the federal student aid process--from providing information on how to pay for a higher education, including financial aid options, to facilitating successful loan repayment after graduation. As part of that support, this…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Higher Education, State Aid, Financial Services
Troester-Trate, Katy Elizabeth – ProQuest LLC, 2017
As higher education enrollment patterns have changed, so too has the focus for institutional administrators. The community schools model is currently being piloted in New York State in an effort to increase the bleak retention and persistence rates of community college students. College students have been shown to be retained at higher rates when…
Descriptors: School Holding Power, Academic Persistence, Barriers, Community Colleges
Miller, Kevin – American Association of University Women, 2017
This document provides a summary of and recommendations from the larger report, "Deeper in Debt: Women and Student Loans" (ED580345). Over the course of the past few decades student loans have become an increasingly common means of paying for a college education. Most students who complete a college program now take on student loans, and…
Descriptors: Debt (Financial), Student Loan Programs, Females, Paying for College
Miller, Kevin – American Association of University Women, 2017
Over the course of the past few decades student loans have become an increasingly common means of paying for a college education. Most students who complete a college program now take on student loans, and the amount of student debt that students assume has increased along with the price of attending college. At this time about 44 million…
Descriptors: Debt (Financial), Females, Student Loan Programs, College Students
Jones, Bruce; Croft, Maureen; Longacre, Teri – Metropolitan Universities, 2017
Student attrition rates in higher education are an ongoing concern in the U.S, and are costly to students themselves, colleges and universities, and the economy in terms of dollars and human potential. Thus, the need to identify solutions to student attrition is pressing for both students who are enrolled in institutions of higher education today,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Higher Education, Student Attrition, School Holding Power
Johnstone, Rob – Center for Community College Student Engagement, 2017
The data contained in this report provide new connective tissue and insight into students' lives and the ways in which their financial concerns coincide with their academic work and their ability to succeed. The report focuses on the financial health of community college students, including their perceptions of their current financial…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Paying for College, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students
Taliaferro, Wayne; Pham, Duy – Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success, 2017
This brief examines how California is aligning education and training opportunities for people who are currently or formerly incarcerated. It is the first report in our series "Reconnecting Justice in the States," which will explore coordinated justice, education, and workforce policy and practice at the state level. It is part of…
Descriptors: Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Social Justice, Change Strategies
Hinz, Serena; Warkentien, Siri; Hong, Yihua – Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, US Department of Education, 2017
This report examines differences in enrollment, departure, and completion at postsecondary, subbaccalaureate career and technical education (CTE) programs among a nationally representative sample of students who first entered postsecondary education in academic year 2011-12. Logistic regression results show that female, Hispanic, Pell…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Vocational Education, Demography, Enrollment
Cahalan, M.; Perna, L. W.; Yamashita, M.; Ruiz, R.; Franklin, K. – Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education, 2017
The purposes of this equity indicators project are to: (1) report the status of higher education equity in the United States and identify changes over time in measures of equity; (2) identify policies and practices that promote and hinder progress; and (3) illustrate the need for increased support of policies, programs, and practices that not only…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Higher Education, Equal Education, Educational Trends
Federal Student Aid, US Department of Education, 2017
The 2017-18 "Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid" provides useful information to help high school counselors, TRIO and Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) staff, and other mentors advise students about financial aid for postsecondary education. This book focuses on the federal…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Student Financial Aid, High Schools, School Counselors
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