Basic Needs Insecurity in Massachusetts Public Colleges and Universities

In fall 2017, researchers from Temple University and the Wisconsin HOPE Lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison conducted a large-scale survey to better understand basic needs insecurity among college students at both community colleges and 4-year colleges and universities. The effort built on a similar survey of 70 community colleges during the 2016–2017 academic year. In total, 33 community colleges and 36 4-year colleges and universities, from twenty states and the District of Columbia, participated in the 2017 survey.

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