Researchers Help Chart a New Course for California College Affordability
New approach would cover students’ total college costs after reasonable student and family contributions

November 8, 2018
The Institute for College Access & Success

With one of the largest economies in the world, keen public attention to issues of college costs and student debt, and an incoming Governor committed to reforming financial aid to better cover total college costs, the decisions California’s leaders make in the coming months could help close racial and socioeconomic gaps in college access, affordability, and success for millions of Californians. In an edited volume, higher education researchers explore in detail ways that California’s policymakers could improve the design and delivery of state financial aid to create more affordable, equitable public higher education opportunities.