New From the American Association of Community Colleges: Fast Facts Infographic

July 20, 2017

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The American Association of Community Colleges has released its annual Fast Facts infographic, which covers data on community colleges including headcount enrollment, demographics of students enrolled, employment status and financial aid information.

According to the infographic, community colleges enroll 41 percent of all U.S. undergraduates. Latinos are the largest racial/ethnic group (23 percent), behind whites (48 percent). Over a third (36 percent) of all students are the first in their families to attend college, 17 percent are single parents, and 12 percent are students with disabilities. Looking at financial aid, 35 percent received Pell Grants and 24 percent received federal student loans.

To view and download the infographic, visit the American Association of Community Colleges’ website.

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