Far fewer community college students borrow to pay for college than students at other degree-granting institutions. Read the full PDF.
Forty-four percent of community college students don’t apply for federal student aid because they don’t think they qualify. Read the full PDF.
The maximum Pell Grant covers about half of the total cost of attending a public two-year institution, compared to nearly 100 percent some 35 years ago. Read the full PDF.
AACC’s Voluntary Framework of Accountability provides better, more comprehensive measures of student outcomes at community colleges. Read the full PDF.
Nearly half of community college students studying the culinary arts are in chef training programs. Read the full PDF.
About 3.5 percent of new associate degree earners already had a bachelor’s degree. Read the full PDF.
Minorities represent a quarter of all instructional staff at community colleges. Read the full PDF.
Community college CEOs earned a median base salary of $185,000 and $191,500 total compensation in 2015. Read the full PDF.
Most community college students think they are academically ready for college, yet more than two-thirds take developmental classes. Read the full PDF.
Hispanic and black parents put higher value on their children earning college credentials. Read the full PDF.