The federal government is the single largest source of financial aid for college. Access to federal financial aid helps to increase college access, affordability, and, ultimately, attainment in Arizona. After all, most students cannot afford to pay the full “sticker price” for a college education. The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) enables students […]read more
Improving Arizona’s college attainment rate is a priority for the education community and policymakers in our state. College Success Arizona’s policy briefs and reports provide essential insights to inform effective decision making that leads to policies and programs that contribute to increased educational attainment in Arizona. Find out more about how Arizona can build a stronger college going culture, expand access to higher education, and support student success.
By Richard Daniel As I reflect back on my childhood experiences growing up in Superior, I think about the people who helped shape my interest in education. My earliest recollection of thinking about college came in third grade, when my teacher asked me, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” I said […]read more
Key Barriers to College Access in Rural Arizona Identified in New Report College Success Arizona’s Findings Shed Light on Ways to Support Low-Income and First-Generation Families Date: October 11, 2018 Phoenix, Arizona – Today, College Success Arizona released a new report, How Information and Opportunity Gaps Limit College-Going in Rural Arizona, that examines barriers […]read more