Improving the transfer process from community colleges to four-year institutions is crucial as higher education seeks to build more diverse campuses and foster more equitable outcomes for underrepresented students, experts say.
Many tuition-free college programs actually benefit students from middle- and high-income families more than those from lower-income households. Some states are working to change that.
As an alternative to pre-college remediation courses, I-BEST prepares community college students for career success by giving them the academic foundation they need alongside their degree coursework so they can move through school without delay.
As transfer enrollment rates fall, colleges and advocates are pushing to streamline the path from community colleges to four-year universities.
The American Talent Initiative, of which Georgetown is a founding member, shared results from a pilot program designed to expand opportunities for community college students to continue their education at highly selective four-year institutions.
A new report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center shows college enrollment down 1.1% this fall compared to this time last year, the smallest drop since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Black enrollment at community colleges has plummeted in the last decade. A think tank dedicated to advancing Black communities highlights opportunities for these institutions to improve student engagement and success.
As upward transfer enrollment declines, educators hope new dual and guaranteed admissions programs will reduce barriers for community college students intending to complete four-year degrees.
A new report shows declining transfer enrollment, especially among students moving from community colleges to four-year programs, a crucial pathway for both students and institutions.
At least seven tuition-free college programs have launched since November 2021, signaling ongoing momentum at the state level despite a stalled federal plan.
Two-year programs across the Washington, D.C., region have experienced substantial enrollment loss since 2019, mirroring national trends and sparking efforts to re-engage students.
Good School, a new student-led project out of Baltimore, Maryland, highlights different perspectives on higher education—and challenges assumptions about community college.