Net Price Calculators in Michigan Key to College Decisions in a Crisis

September 22, 2020

Report explores accessibility and details findings, including that one in eight NPCs in Michigan are hard to find on institution’s websites, one-fifth require overly detailed family financial information to complete, and some schools use data that is a decade old to compute the results. The report provides recommendations for the federal government, states, and colleges.


Tuition-Free Community College is in Reach for Michigan

September 11, 2020

Yesterday, Governor Whitmer announced the launch of the Futures for Frontliners program. This first in the nation initiative guarantees that tuition and fees at community college will be fully covered for those brave individuals who served our state in essential roles during the pandemic.


Diving Deeper into College Affordability Gaps in California: Introducing A New Blog Series and Interactive Data Feature

August 3, 2020

In case you missed it, last week TICAS released a new brief, What College Costs for Low-Income Californians: 2020, highlighting the role that grant aid plays in the net prices that low-income Californians have to pay out of pocket at University of California (UC), California State University (CSU), and California Community College (CCC) campuses across nine regions.