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Lack of State Financial Aid Reduces College Affordability

Arizona does not have a state-sponsored need-based grant aid program – and this is a major barrier to making college more affordable for all Arizonans. It means that all grant aid that Arizona students receive—which is vital for low-income students to be able to afford college—derives from the federal government and Arizona’s higher education institutions. […]

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Information Gaps Limit College-Going Culture

Learning about college options, what it takes to be ready for college, and identifying and applying to the institution that best fits a student’s needs can be a daunting process. This is particularly true for students and families who have limited access to resources and information about college. It creates an information gap that limits […]

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Increasing College-Going Rates in Rural Arizona

In College Success Arizona’s efforts to increase the college attainment rate of students in Arizona, we particularly work for those who otherwise would not be able to attend or graduate. This includes tackling the opportunity gaps limiting college-going for rural students. In rural Arizona, a number of factors contribute to a diminished college-going culture. These […]

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