Improving college affordability is essential to enabling more students in Arizona to enroll in college and complete a certificate or degree that will serve them well in our dynamic labor market, and to advancing the economy as a whole. Policymakers have the opportunity to expand equitable access to higher education and increase attainment statewide. College […]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.
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
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