Publication | June 29, 2016

States of Denial: Where Community College Students Lack Access to Federal Student Loans

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/ethnicity and urban/non-urban status in 2015-16, and explores notable trends in California, North Carolina, and Louisiana.