Limited Means, Limited Options: College Remains Unaffordable for Many Americans
Institute for Higher Education Policy
A March report by the Institute for Higher Education Policy asserts that affordability still remains a major obstacle to higher education for many Americans. This analysis indicates that family income remains a significant limiting factor on college choice. The report urges policymakers to take action, such as strengthening the Pell Grant, managing institutional costs and increasing state investment in public colleges and need-based aid programs.