How does wealth shape postsecondary outcomes?

To create a more equitable higher education system, colleges and policy makers need to consider the impact of wealth, not just income, on students’ ability to pay for college, complete their degree, and achieve postsecondary success, says a new report.

Persistent equity gaps in college degree attainment

A new report finds that, despite an increase in postsecondary degree attainment among U.S. adults overall, students from historically underrepresented communities were less likely than their peers to earn a bachelor’s degree.

FAFSA top of mind as ‘decision day’ comes and goes

After months of delays and technical difficulties, the Department of Education and advocacy groups are working to help students complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid so they can receive financial aid packages and decide where to enroll.