Publications by Date

October 2016

Coalition letter from 34 organizations representing students, consumers, civil rights, veterans, workforce, Historically Black Colleges and Universities and other institutions, college access counselors, and financial aid administrators urging House and Senate appropriators to protect Pell...

The Institute for College Access & Success, October 2016

Seven in 10 seniors (68%) who graduated from public and nonprofit colleges in 2015 had student loan debt, with an average of $30,100 per borrower. This represents a 4% increase from the average debt of 2014 graduates. Debt at graduation varies greatly by state and by college, and...

The Institute for College Access & Success, October 2016

TICAS' public comments call for collecting outcome data for Pell Grant recipients in  the  IPEDS Outcome  Measure (OM) survey in response to the Department of Education’s “Report and Suggestions from IPEDS Technical Review Panel #50: Outcome Measures 2017-18: New Data...

The Institute for College Access & Success, September 2016

Comments in response to the “Report and Suggestions from IPEDS Technical Review Panel #49: The Public Face of IPEDS: Web Tools and Publication.”

The Institute for College Access & Success, August 2016

Public comments with detailed recommendations for strengthening the U.S. Department of Education’s proposed regulations for debt relief for defrauded student loan borrowers and accountability for unscrupulous schools.

August 2016

Comments from TICAS and 57 other organizations that advocate for students, veterans, service members, civil rights, consumers, college access and success, and college faculty and staff expressing support for strong rules that protect students and...

The Institute for College Access & Success, July 2016

TICAS public comments on the Department of Education’s modifications to its February proposal to include Pell Grant recipient outcomes in the Integrated Postsecondary Data System (IPEDS), as published in the Federal Register on June 24, 2016. ...

July 2016

Fact sheet on the Department of Education’s final regulation that enforces the Higher Education Act’s requirement that all career education programs receiving federal student aid “prepare students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.”

Where Community College Students Lack Access to Federal Student Loans
The Institute for College Access & Success, June 2016

Nearly one million community college students across the nation are denied access to federal student loans, the safest and most affordable way to borrow for college, because their school chooses not to offer them. Our report includes national and state-by-state analyses of loan access by race/...

The Institute for College Access & Success, June 2016

Private student loans are one of the riskiest ways to finance a college education. Like credit cards, they usually have variable interest rates that are higher for those who can least afford them. Analysis of federal data from 2011-12 reveals almost half of...

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