Colleges Serving the Most Students of Color Receive the Least Funding

May 15, 2019

Race remains a dividing line in college opportunity. More than half of young white adults hold at least a two-year college degree, but only about a third of young Black and Latino adults do. Stark racial disparities in college completion result in part from the fact that public colleges that disproportionately enroll underrepresented students of color receive less funding and...


TICAS President to Testify Before House Education and Labor Committee on College Affordability

March 13, 2019

James Kvaal, president of The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS), will provide expert testimony on college affordability at today’s House Education and Labor Committee hearing “The Cost of College: Student Centered Reforms to Bring Higher Education Within Reach." His testimony will focus on how students and families pay for college and will highlight three policy...


TICAS Statement on Trump Administration’s FY20 Budget for Higher Education

March 11, 2019

Today’s budget proposal would raise would costs and increase student debt. The Administration would make students pay $207 billion more on their student loans, a dangerously wrong-headed proposal. Overall, to cut the Department of Education’s annual funding by 12 percent, the Administration would cut Pell grant funding, eliminate SEOG scholarships, and halve work-study funding....