States are still the largest single revenue source for community colleges. Read the full PDF.
Nearly 60 percent of public two-year college students who earn an associate degree are not saddled with student loan debt. Read the full PDF.
Work, expenses and family issues are the top three challenges to success cited by community college students. Read the full PDF.
The number of first-time degree earners age 25 and older is dropping, but the number of older learners with a previous credential who earn another degree is on the rise. Read the full PDF.
About six in 10 teens say they plan to attend a four-year college after graduating high school, with 12 percent indicating they plan to go to a community college. Read the full PDF.
One-third of students who don’t complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid say they didn’t because they can afford college without financial aid, and nearly another one-third didn’t because they didn’t think they were eligible for it. Read the full PDF.
Two out every three students at community colleges work while enrolled. Read the full PDF.
Persistence and attainment rates have increased for sub-baccalaureate students. Read the full PDF.
The average in-state tuition and fees at community colleges for 2018-19 is $3,660, which is the lowest cost among all higher education sectors. Read the full PDF.
Current and former military personnel are more likely to enroll at community colleges than in other higher education sectors. Read the full PDF.