Statement on Michigan’s Final FY23 Budget

July 1, 2022

The Michigan state legislature passed a budget that invests over $2 billion in higher education for Michiganders. TICAS applauds this investment’s growth from last year’s $1.8 billion, demonstrating a growing commitment to improving higher education access and affordability. Both are essential to achieve the state’s 60 by 30 attainment goal.


As Many As 100,000 More Michigan Students Could Benefit from Promising Tuition Incentive Program

February 17, 2021

Removing operational hurdles in Michigan’s Tuition Incentive Program (TIP) could benefit as many as 100,000 more students, according to a new report released by The Century Foundation (TCF) and TICAS. Although Michigan lags behind other Midwest states in overall grant aid to college students, the TIP program offers a well-targeted, promising model for other states to consider.