Access and Enrollment
Campuses expand services for students leaving foster care
New law in Pennsylvania increases college access—and provides tuition waivers—for students aging out of foster care. Elsewhere, scholarship programs and other philanthropic efforts are helping these students transition successfully to higher ed.
First-generation students: Retention and intervention
First-generation students face internal and external pressures, structural barriers, and resource constraints that impact their ability to attend and succeed in higher education. This includes academic and social preparation, and familial, financial, and psychological pressures.