Potential college students and their families face many decision points along the path to a college degree. At the minimum the student and his or her parents make decisions about access, choice, and persistence that conclude in the attainment of the degree. At every decision point college costs are encountered. For many students these costs are formidable, and unless addressed with financial aid these costs will limit or deny access, choice, persistence and/or attainment of a college education. more
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(2/18/2014)State, Local and Federal Fiscal Support for Higher Education per $1000 of State Personal Income, FY1961 to FY2014
(12/18/2013)Dependent Pell Grant Recipients by Institutional Control, Level and State, FY2003 to FY2013
(9/6/2013)College Participation Rates for Students from Low Income Families by State, FY1993 to FY2012
This Excel workbook contains state and national data used to calculate college participation rates for students from low income families for the years FY1993 to FY2012. This rate is the ratio of dependent Pell Grant Recipients divided by 4th to 9th graders nine years earlier, approved for free or reduced-price school lunches.
(12/4/2013)Opportunity for Higher Education In a Perfect Storm
Professor Janice Friedelís Higher Education Class
Iowa State University
December 4, 2013