Nearly 90 percent of certificates and half of associate degrees awarded are in career and technical education. Read full PDF.
State funding accounted for 31 percent of community colleges’ revenues in 2014-15. Six years earlier, it was at 36 percent. Read full PDF.
Total Pell Grant spending, as well as spending at two-year institutions, has gradually declined since its high point in 2011-12, but it remains well above when the recent recession started in 2008-09. Read full PDF.
Traditional apprenticeship positions such as electricians and plumbers lead in the number of apprenticeships offered, but advocates would like to see apprenticeships expanded into nontraditional areas such as information technology and health care. Read full PDF.
Americans are generally satisfied with their postsecondary experiences, but about half would choose a different major, degree or college if they could. Read full PDF.
Students from families who earn $30,000 or less a year use at least half of that income to cover the average net cost of a public two-year college. Read full PDF.
For most incarcerated people, their education topped at high school. Read full PDF.
Higher education attainment leads to increased earnings and lowers the likelihood of unemployment. Read full PDF.
About seven out of 10 student veterans using Post 9/11 GI benefits completed or were progressing in their programs between August 2009 and December 2013. Read full PDF.
Student parents attending public two-year institutions comprise 45 percent (about 2.1 million) of all student-parent enrollments — an increase of 9 percent from 2004 to 2012. Read the full PDF.