What College Costs for Low-Income Californians: 2020

July 30, 2020

Analysis finds that out-of-pocket college costs are unaffordable for low-income Californians, and often more so at the state’s community colleges where tuition is low. This analysis is the third in a series, and is the first to look at affordability challenges of students in different living arrangements.


First Comes Diploma, Then Comes Debt. Unequal Debt Burdens among University of California Undergraduates

March 21, 2019

A new report from the University of California Student Association and The Institute for College Access & Success finds that the lowest income University of California (UC) bachelor’s degree recipients were the most likely to leave school with student loan debt to repay. Students of color are also paying the price; while overall 50 percent of dependent 2017-18 UC bachelor’s...