Higher education is becoming more stratified: Many affluent students do very well in college, while most middle- and low-income students struggle to attend at all…read more
Educational attainment is a major driver of economic growth. Increasing the number of Arizonan’s who hold a college certificate or degree – enabling us to reach the statewide goal of 60 percent by 2030 – will be vital to our state’s ongoing economic competitiveness. College Success Arizona’s research and data on the economic impact of educational attainment highlight provide valuable insight into the importance of increasing attainment. Discover what we can do as a state to expand postsecondary opportunities, especially for low-income and first-generation students, and strengthen Arizona’s economy.