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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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City Colleges of Chicago #RealCollege Survey Report

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 the seven community colleges …

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College and University Basic Needs Insecurity: A National #RealCollege Survey Report

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 123 …

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