Neediest Students Pay More Than Their Families Earnings

May 10th, 2013

Higher Ed Watch 

Today the New America Foundation is releasing

Undermining Pell: How Colleges Compete for Wealthy Students and Leave the Low-Income Behind, a report that presents a new analysis of little-examined U.S. Department of Education data showing the “net price”  for low-income students at thousands of individual colleges. The analysis shows that hundreds of public and private non-profit colleges expect the neediest students to pay an amount that is equal to or even more than their families’ yearly earnings. [Full Article]

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