New research sheds light on which students and families are using the federal Parent PLUS loans to finance college, which schools they attend, and how they fare.
Are many Black and Latino students enjoying the benefits of the high schools that are perched atop the US News and World Report rankings?
The following chart takes a look at 1,716 four-year colleges and universities to measure their graduation rates (success), net price (affordability), and the share of students enrolled who receive Pell grants (access). How does the school in your sights fare? Use the chart to search by school name or region.
In response to President Obama’s plan to promote college affordability through a federal college ratings system, AEI’s CHER team analyzed where universities lie in terms of access, affordability, and student success. What did we find? Few colleges perform poorly on all three measures, but hardly any perform well on all three, either.
In response to President Obama’s plan to promote college affordability through a federal college ratings system, AEI’s Center on Higher Education Reform analyzes the current higher education environment to see where universities lie in terms of access, affordability, and student success.
The Obama administration has made higher education a policy priority, but to truly help students escape undermatch the White House must solidify their higher education agenda and promote policies that urge counselors & teachers to match their students’ efforts.
As colleges face mounting student applications, there is little incentive to create new, open seats, let alone seats specifically for low-income students. Yet, with changing demographics, it it becoming even more important to ensure that low-income students are given an equal opportunity to dance.