Hope Center Co-Hosts Congressional Briefing on Student Parents

Today the Hope Center is in Washington DC co-hosting a Congressional briefing about the importance of supporting the 4.3 million undergraduate students raising children. The message in the U.S. Government Accountability Office‘s new report is clear, “More Information Could Help Student Parents Access Additional Federal Student Aid.”  The report finds: Only 3,320 students at 85 …

Read More

2018 #RealCollege Survey Report: Denver

The #RealCollege survey is the nation’s largest annual assessment of basic needs security among college students.  This report describes the results of the #RealCollege survey administered in the fall of 2018 at four institutions throughout Denver. Among the 3,011 respondents we found: 40% experienced food insecurity in the prior 30 days 55% experienced housing insecurity in the previous year …

Read More

Hope Center Launches Initiative on “Real Price of College”

Widespread confusion over college prices makes it hard for students to earn college degrees.  To help colleges better reveal and address this issue, today the Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice launches a new initiative, “The Real Price of College: Improving Estimates of Demonstrated Financial Need.” Supported with a $650,000 18-month grant from Lumina …

Read More

New National Evidence on the Efficacy of Nudging College Students

With support from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences, the Hope Center has released a new national study testing whether nudging can improve FAFSA re-filing rates, financial aid drawdown, college persistence and completion. The study, which includes 9,800 students from the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study of 2016, was completed with the …

Read More

2018 #RealCollege Survey Report: Participating Colleges in the Greater Seattle Area

The #RealCollege survey is the nation’s largest annual assessment of basic needs security among college students. The survey, created by the Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice (Hope Center), specifically evaluates access to affordable food and housing. This report describes the results of the #RealCollege survey administered in the fall of 2018 at three institutions in the …

Read More