Data recently released by NAFSA: Association of International Educators shows that the nearly 100,000 international students attending U.S. community colleges contributed $2.4 billion to the economy and supported more than 14,000 jobs during the 2016-17 academic year.
A recent report published by the National Bureau of Economic Research details the early results of a randomized controlled trial on the effectiveness of a comprehensive case management intervention designed to aid low-income community college students.
A recent report from the American Association of Community Colleges examines the impact of funding decisions based on institutional full-time equivalent (FTE) student calculations, a practice particularly disadvantageous for community colleges.
In their third “Community Insights” report, Civitas Learning examines persistence among part-time students and the gap in persistence rates between part-time and full-time students. The brief also provides examples of what institutions successfully working to close these gaps are doing to support their part-time students.
Between 2004 and 2009, over 1/3 of all college students transferred at least once, and that in the act of transferring, they lost around 43 percent of their previously accumulated credits on average, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office.
A report released this week by The Urban Institute finds that the food insecurity rate is 13.3 percent for households with students enrolled in two-year colleges. This means that nearly one in five two-year college students lives in a food-insecure household. By contrast, for households with students enrolled in four-year colleges, the rate of food insecurity is 11.2 percent.
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.