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Author(s):The Project on Student Debt
Title:Still denied: How community colleges shortchange students by not offering federal loans
Organization:The Institute for College Access and Success (TICAS)
Short Description:This issue brief finds that more than one million community college students were denied access federal student loans, the safest and most affordable way to borrow for college.
Annotation:Each year, millions of college students borrow money to help bridge the gap between college costs and available income, savings, and grants. Experts all agree that, for those who need to borrow to pay for college, federal student loans are the safest and most affordable option. Unfortunately, some colleges choose not to participate in the federal student loan program, preventing their students from qualifying for this important source of financial aid. This issue brief finds that more than one million community college students were denied access federal student loans, the safest and most affordable way to borrow for college.
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Borrowing/Student Debt
Community Colleges
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs

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