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Author(s):Santiago, D
Title:Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Organization:Excelencia in Education
Short Description:Almost half of all Latino students in higher education are enrolled in just 6 percent of the institutions of higher education in the United States, known as Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs). This brief serves as a primer on the conditions and history behind their invention, the processes for identification, and the general institutional characteristics of HSIs.
Annotation:Almost half of all Latino students in higher education are enrolled in just 6 percent of the institutions of higher education in the United States, known as Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs). This brief serves as a primer on the conditions and history behind their invention, the processes for identification, and the general institutional characteristics of HSIs. Providing baseline information about Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Inventing HSIs assembles facts about the legislation, data about the institutions, and analysis about the impact of HSIs on Latino students.
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Accountability and Productivity (Postsecondary)
College Access
Community Colleges
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
Non-traditional Students

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Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
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National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Impact of college rankings on institutional decision making: Four country case studies
US Department of Veterans Affairs: Yellow Ribbon Program
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2008 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2007-08, and 12-month enrollment 2007-08
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
False fronts? Behind higher education's voluntary accountability systems
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Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Growing What Works Database
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
How college pricing undermines financial aid
Improving community college success
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
The (un)productivity of American higher education: From cost "dis-ease"to cost effectiveness
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
Interview with Anthony P. Carnevale
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
National Center for Academic Transformation
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
A decade of undergraduate student aid: 1989-90 to 1999-2000
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
The power of the education-industry partnership: Fostering innovation in collaboration between community colleges and businesses
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
Trends in college spending: 1998-2008: Where does the money come from? Where does it go? What does it buy?
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Web tables - trends in undergraduate stafford loan borrowing: 1989-90 to 2007-08
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Proposed legislative changes to the post-9/11 GI Bill: Potential implications for veterans and colleges
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
The new net price calculator for college website
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
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The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino students
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
The degree qualifications profile
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
Voluntary Framework of Accountability (VFA) for community colleges
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Still denied: How community colleges shortchange students by not offering federal loans
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
The need for institutional fiscal responsibility
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
Who subsidizes whom? An analysis of educational costs and revenues
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Rising by Degrees
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
Showing them the money: The role of institutional financial aid policies and communication strategies in attracting low-income students
Measuring the effectiveness of student assistance - Annual report 2006
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
Is university education in Canada more affordable than in the United States?: A Review of the Argument Presented in The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
Canadian college student finances: Second edition
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP)
Financial incentives for institutions and individuals: Survey findings from the Midwest and the Nation
The effects of public support on college attainment
Leadership to enhance college access and success
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Education & the military spouse: The long road to success
Field guide for improving student success
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
Immigrant parents' investments in their children's post-secondary education
Rethinking the middleman: Federal student loan guarantee agencies
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
IDA Pays: Examining the potential of education IDAs
New strategies in delivering education IDAs: Rethinking program design
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
Center for College Affordability and Productivity
Financial aid in theory and practice
The public realities of private student loans
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
OEDb Online Education Database
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Recent changes to eligibility requirements and additional efforts to promote awareness could increase Academic Competitiveness and SMART Grant participation
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Federal student loan debt:1993-2004
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Financial aid: A shared agenda to achieve access and success for under-served students
NCHEMS information center
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
Net price to family for dependent and independent undergraduate students by institutional type/control and parental income quartiles, 2004
Higher education opportunities for foster youth: A primer for policymakers
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Early exit: Understanding adult attrition in accelerated and traditional postsecondary programs
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
The policy of choice: Expanding student options in higher education
Rhetoric and reality: Effects and consequences of the HOPE scholarship
Just and efficient college finance
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
NDSFA: The financial aid partnership
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Taxing matters
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Costs, prices, and affordability
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Making accountability work: Community colleges and statewide higher education accountability systems
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
A college access contract
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Manchester College: Fast forward program
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
The study of economic, informational, and cultural barriers to community college student transfer access at selective institutions: National estimates of transfer access and baccalaureate degree attainment at four-year colleges and universities
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
College of Adult and Professional Studies
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
How America pays for college: Sallie Mae's national study of college students and parents
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Community colleges under stress
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Low-income students and college success: More than money
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
Facts about college access and affordability
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Window of opportunity: Targeting federal grant aid to students with the lowest incomes
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
Assets & opportunity scorecard
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
Fall 2011: Estimated headcount enrollment and Pell Grant trends
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
Trends in college spending, 1999-2009
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Repository of resources for undocumented students
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Trends in public higher education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, revenues and expenditures
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Measuring efficiency in the community college sector
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
The case for change in college admissions
Project WIn-Win
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
The relevance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the college completion agenda
Trends in college pricing 2011
Trends in student aid 2011
Preserving the federal Pell Grant Program
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
Operation College Promise
Leveraging data for college completion
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Latino college completion: California
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
En camino (on our way): Educational toolkit for families
The condition of education 2011
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
The role of tuition, financial aid policies, and student outcomes on average student debt
The role of two-year institutions in four-year success
Cracking the credit hour
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
Getting ready for success: Bridging the gap between high school and college in Tacoma, Washington
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
5 Education factors in focus
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
An examination of the information technology job market
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
Adult college completion toolkit
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
Common measures for college access and success
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the west: 2012-2013 Detailed tuition and fees table
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Full Report)
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Short Version)
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
HSIs 2009-10
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Scaling community college interventions
Promoting educational opportunity: The Pell Grant program at community colleges
Latino college completion: Texas
The undereducated American
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
College Affordability and Transparency Center
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
The for-profit postsecondary school sector: Nimble critters or agile predators?
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
School counselors literature and landscape review: The state of school counseling in America
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Three policies to reduce time to degree
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Keeping students on course: An impact study of a student success course at Guilford Technical Community College
Latino college completion in 50 states
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
2011 Year in review: Global changes in tuition fee policies and student assistance
How does institutional grant aid impact college choice?
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Building pathways to transfer: Community colleges that break the chain of failure for students of color
Money, politics, and the rise of for-profit higher education in the US: A story of supply, demand and the brazilian effect
Do high stakes placement exams predict college success?
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Advising adult learners: The adult learning focused institution
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
Colleges and universities expand efforts to improve access and affordability
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
Education Finance Council
Breaking through: Factsheet
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
Gateway to College
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Student loans: Avoiding deceptive offers
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
Trends in college pricing 2008
Flexible learning options for adult students
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Education a Tu Alcance (Spanish Version)
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Setting the stage: Adults in Higher Education
Cómo pagar por sus estudios universitarios (Financial aid guide)
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
Finding the right college for you
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning and success
Postsecondary education tuition and required fees in Indiana: 2007-09
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Who graduates in California?
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
The real technology challenge
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Accelerated developmental education project
Excelencia in education
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
Federal Pell Grant program of the Higher Education Act: Background and reauthorization
Campus-based student financial aid programs under the higher education act
Student loan forgiveness programs
College grants on a postcard: A proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
Adult learners and new traditions in higher education
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
The path of many journeys: The benefits of higher education for native people and communities
Act on fact: Using data to improve student success
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Adult education participation in 2004-05
Nontraditional undergraduates
Institutional practices and student persistence: Extending the empirical record
Frequently asked questions about college costs
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Does public funding for higher education matter?
How do financial aid policies affect colleges? The institutional impact of the Georgia HOPE scholarship
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
American Indian higher education consortium
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Trends in college pricing 2006
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
The federal government and the student aid partnership
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
Higher education act: Reauthorization status and issues
The burden of borrowing: A report on the rising rates of student debt
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
The student aid gauntlet: Making access to college simple and certain
Undocumented immigrant students and access to higher education: An overview of federal and state policy
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
Public attitudes on higher education
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
State higher education finance: FY 2003
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
Access to community college for undocumented immigrants: A guide for state policy makers
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
Foster care independence act of 1999 and John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
Indiana dollars for scholars
USA Funds
Accounting for state student aid: How state policy and student aid connect
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
Education Commission of the States: Postsecondary Issues
Challenges in improving Latino college enrollment: Opportunities for systemic change: Viewpoints from California
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Course corrections: Experts offer solutions to the college cost crisis
State higher education finance: FY 2004
Lumina Foundation focus
Access and persistence: Fall 2005
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
Part I: Barriers to student success on college campuses
Contending with financial inequality
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Trends in college spending: Where does the money come from? Where does it go?
USA Funds: Indiana state resources
A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Cracking the books: Policy measures to contain textbook costs
College rankings: History, criticism and reform
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Deciding on postsecondary education
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and others think about controlling college costs
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
College choices for adults: Transparency by design
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
The President's Forum
Transparency by design
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
College portrait of undergraduate education (search and comparison tool for participating college and universities by state)
Easing the middle-class burden: An Examination of the implications of reducing parental contributions to post-secondary study
The 2008 amendments to the Higher Education Act: Are we on the right track?
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Getting with the program: Community college students need access to federal loans
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Global Skills for Global Completion
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
"The State of College Savings Survey" finds parent confidence crashing as they rely on loans, shift debt burden to their children
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals (Spanish language version)
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009 (Spanish language version)
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
Canadian college student finances: Third edition (2005)
Deciding about post-secondary education: Hearing the voices of non-attendees
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
Postsecondary education: Cultural, scholastic and economic drivers
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Higher Education Price Index (HEPI)
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Metrics for improving cost accountability
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Time to Completion Web Site
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Putting money on the table: Information, financial aid, and access to college
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Tuition fees and student financial assistance: 2010 Global year in review
Lumina Foundation Focus: Discerning learning: Colleges find new ways to show what students know
Projections of education statistics to 2019
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Adult College Completion Network
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Adding it all up: An early look at net price calculators
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Student poll: Many college-bound students report difficulty affording a college education
Developmental education in community colleges
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Closing the gap between high school and college
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
Community college student survey
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
A detection model of college withdrawal
Everybody ready for college
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
The breaking through practice guide
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
Maintenance of effort: An evolving federal-state policy approach to ensuring college affordability
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
SREB/Go Alliance
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Community college students: Goals, academic preparation, and outcomes
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
Web tables - trends in graduate borrowing: selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
How America saves for college: 2010
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
ABE career connections: A manual for integrating Adult Basic Education into Career Pathways
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
The key to prosperity: The skills of the American worker
A draft degree qualifications profile: A transformational challenge for US higher education
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
How America pays for college 2010: A national study by Sallie Mae and Gallup
What impacts student success in college persistence and completion?
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2009 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2008-09, and 12-month enrollment 2008-09
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
Understanding the working college student
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
Update on the community college baccalaureate: Evolving trends and issues
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
Dual enrollment: Postsecondary/secondary partnerships to prepare students
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Latinos and financial aid: Applying and receiving 2007-2008
After the FAFSA: How red tape can prevent eligible students from receiving financial aid
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
Tuition-setting authority and deregulation at state colleges and universities
College Resources for Parents
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Community College 2.0
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Federal School Code List
Cohort default rate resources
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Voluntary Framework of Acountability (VFA) proposed stage one measures
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
A report of GAO undercover testing on for-profit colleges: GAO bias evident in report to HELP committee
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
The rise of college student borrowing
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Is college worth it? College presidents, public assess value, quality and mission of higher education
Wealth, income, and academic achievement in the college-going process
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
Trends in student aid 2010
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
College completion toolkit
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
A sound investment: The community college dividend
Student success in higher education
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Delinquency: The untold story of student loan borrowing
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Federal Student Aid Data Center
Multiple pathways to STEM: Examining state differences in community college attendance among Latino STEM bachelor's degree holders
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Changes in postsecondary degrees below the Bachelor's: 1997-2007
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Paying for college: Distinguishing between cost and price
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Does money matter? II
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Canada's Tuition and Education Tax Credits
State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Does money matter?
Post-secondary access and student financial aid in Canada: Current knowledge and research gaps
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada
The price of knowledge 2004: Access and student finance in Canada
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West: 2009-10
Federal Student Aid at a Glance (Spanish language version)
Federal Student Aid: Grant Programs Factsheet (Spanish language version)
Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant (Spanish language version)
Federal Student Aid: Loan Programs Factsheet (Spanish language version)
How Your Financial Aid Administrator Can Help You (Spanish language version)
Special populations: Tips for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Engaging faculty in the Achieving the Dream initiative: Principles and practices of student success
Core commitments of participating (Achieving the Dream) colleges
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
2009 Student retention practices and strategies at four-year and two-year institutions
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2009
Paying for college: Students from middle-income backgrounds
How youth plan to fund college
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
Student debt 101
Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
How America pays for college 2009: A national study by Gallup and Sallie Mae
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
International trends in adult education and lifelong learning
Progress and gaps in college preparation policy
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Measuring the Effectiveness of Student Assistance (MESA) -- Annual Report 2007
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
The millennium bursary in New Brunswick: Impact on debt and persistence
Do Perceptions Matter Regarding the Costs and Benefits of a Post-Secondary Education?
Access to Medical Education in Canada: Do Differing Tuition Regimes Affect Access and Career Choice?
Access to Learning
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Ready to assemble: Grading state higher education accountability systems
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU)
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
IPEDS Data Center
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
2007-08 National postsecondary student aid study (NPSAS:08): Student financial aid estimates for 2007-08
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
Trends in the higher education labor force: Identifying changes in worker composition and productivity
Issue tables: A profile of military service members and veterans enrolled in postsecondary education in 2007-08
Characteristics of private student loan borrowers who do not use federal education loans
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet (Spanish Version)
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10 (Spanish language version)
Helping foster youth and wards of the court complete the FAFSA
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Gender gap grows
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Perceptions of college financial aid among California Latino youth
Independent undergraduates: 1999-2000
Access to postsecondary education for undocumented students
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
Global debt patterns: An international comparison of student loan burdens and repayment conditions
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
They can't go home again: Undocumented aliens and access to U.S. higher education
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for 2003-04 by type of institution
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Foster youth: Tips for completing the FAFSA (2008-09)
Financial aid and scholarships for undocumented students
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
Student aid and tax benefits: Better research and guidance will facilitate comparison of effectiveness and student use
Student financing of undergraduate education: 1999-2000
What colleges contribute: Institutional aid to full-time undergraduates attending four-year colleges and universities
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
Data sources for improving college access and success
Financing higher education
Trends in college pricing 2003
Trends in student aid 2003
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Indiana’s postsecondary indicators: 2004 performance and descriptive indicators
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
College success programs
Informing public policy: Financial aid and student persistence
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
Student success: Statewide P-16 programs
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
Changes in patterns of prices and financial aid
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
Eliminating complexity and inconsistency in federal financial aid programs for higher education students: Towards a more strategic approach
NDSFA: Fundamental assumptions and aims underlying the principles of federal financial aid to students
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
Grappling with the access problem
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Documenting the shift to merit
Cashing in on the GI bill
Access to the Baccalaureate initiative: A clear path to college
Improving access to the baccalaureate
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
The future of private loans: Who is borrowing and why?
Access to higher education in Indiana
Center for Student Opportunity
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
Catching the Dream
Financial aid, access, and America's social contract with higher education
Intercollegiate athletes and effective educational practice: Winning combination or losing effort
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
The road less traveled? Students who enroll in multiple institutions
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
Bridge program planning guide
Immigration debate resources
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Boosters, brokers, and bridges: Real world ideas for college access programs
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
The economic promise of investing in high-quality preschool: Using early education to improve economic growth and the fiscal sustainability of states and the nation
Student retention and graduation: Facing the truth, living with the consequences
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Correctional education facts
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
Community college fast facts
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
Workers need training, not tough talk
The Sallie Mae Fund
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
Parent primer on career exploration
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
2007 Guide to applying for financial aid and scholarships
2006-2007 National directory of scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Latino youth
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
Project on student debt: State by state data
Postsecondary Access and Success
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Trends in student aid 2007
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Policy recommendations for reauthorization of NCLB and HEA
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
Federal policy and Latinos in higher education
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Frequently asked questions
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Digest of Education Statistics
Lumina Foundation for Education: Adult learners
Funding higher education for adult students
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Helping families finance college: Improved student loan disclosures and counseling
College Access: Indiana
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Developing your vision while attending college
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation graduate scholarship program
Creating options 2007: Financial aid for individuals with disabilities
Back to College (Back2College)
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
What are they and how do I use them? Strategies and tools to increase and improve filing of the federal Hope and Lifetime Learning education tax credits by low-income filers
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
The ESL logjam: Waiting times for adult ESL classes and the impact on English language learners
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
State higher education finance: 2007
Paving the way: How financial aid awareness affects college access and success
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
Trends in student aid 2008
Essential elements of engagement: High expectations and high support
Parent and student guide to federal tax benefits for tuition and fees for tax year 2007
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10
"Careers for the future" education program
Making the transition to four-year institutions: Academic preparation and transfer
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide, 2010-11
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Good policy, good practice: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education, a guide for policymakers
Higher Education in Michigan: Overcoming Challenges to Expand Access
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Diverse issues in higher education
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
I-STEM Resource Network
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program
Anderson University: ADVANCE
Goshen College: Degree-completion programs
Huntington College: EXCEL Adult Degree Programs
Calumet College of St. Joseph: Adult Undergraduate Accelerated Programs
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
Gates Millennium Scholars Scholarships
Early intervention program and college partnerships
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
College completion: Who graduates from college, who doesn't and why it matters
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Building institutional capacity for data-informed decision making
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
National Student Clearinghouse Research Center Snapshot Reports
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Tuition and Fees in the West 2011-12
Bringing business analytics to the college campus: Using fiscal metrics to steer innovation in postsecondary educations
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Adult College Completion Network: Project Warehouse
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
NSSE Annual results 2011: Fostering student engagement campuswide
Net tuition and net price trends in the United States: 2000-2009
Higher education: Use of new data could help improve oversight of distance education
Lifting the fog on inequitable financial aid policies: A companion brief to priced out: How the wrong financial aid policies hurt low-income students
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Six year attainment, persistence, transfer, retention, and withdrawal rates of students who began postsecondary education in 2003-04
Unlocking doors and expanding opportunity: Moving beyond the limiting reality of college and career readiness in California high schools
Aligning community colleges to their local labor markets: The emerging role of online job ads for providing real-time intelligence about occupations and skills in demand
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
41st annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2009-2010 Academic year
Student lending's failing grade
Unequal aid: Discriminatory treatment of gay and transgender applicants and families headed by same-sex couples in the higher education financial aid process
The digital revolution and higher education: College presidents, public differ on value of online education
The EFC formula, 2012-2013
The distribution of grants and scholarships by race
Performance-based funding: A re-emerging strategy in public higher education financing
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
The role of mentoring in college access and success
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Analysis of preliminary FY2009 2-year cohort default rates
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
The missing "one-offs": The hidden supply of high achieving, low-income students
Feed the Pig Financial Planning for College
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011; financial statistics, fiscal year 2011; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2003-2008 : First look (preliminary data)
An overview of classes taken and credits earned by beginning postsecondary students
Student debt and the class of 2011
Trends in student aid 2012
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
Promising and practical strategies to improve postsecondary education
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Supporting first-generation college students through classroom-based practices
Commencement day: Six-year effects of a college learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Employees in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011 and student financial aid, academic year 2010-11 - first look
2012 Household financial planning survey
2012 SREB Annual Report
Private student loans
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges