Fact Sheet | April 15, 2021

The Impact of COVID-19 on California’s College Students

At the start of the new year, TICAS, with support from the Michelson 20MM Foundation, surveyed nearly 900 students in California across all sectors about how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted their budgets, and how those changes have affected their ability to complete their programs. This fact sheet highlights four key takeaways of the January 2021 survey, finding COVID-19 has had profound impacts on many students’ budgets and academic plans.