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Author(s):Lumina Foundation for Education
Title:Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
Organization:Lumina Foundation for Education
Short Description:This issue of Lumina Foundation Focus tackles the problem of rising college costs, exploring the interrelated causes and painful effects of increasing college costs.
Annotation:This issue of Lumina Foundation Focus tackles the problem of rising college costs, exploring the interrelated causes and painful effects of increasing college costs. This issue examines college affordability from several angles examining the opinions of researchers, policymakers, and campus leaders.
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Borrowing/Student Debt
College Access
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
Low-Income Students
National Perspectives

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Contending with financial inequality
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
NSLDS student access: National sudent loan data system
Income contingent repayment plan
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Financial access: What it is, what it isn't, and how to educate people about it
Twenty-first Century Scholars Program
Dealing with debt: 1992-93 bachelor's degree recipients 10 years later
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for 2003-04 by type of institution
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
Debt burden: A comparison of 1992-93 and 1999-2000 bachelor's degree recipients a year after graduating
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
Student financing of graduate and first professional education: 1999-2000
No merit in these scholarships
Collision course: Rising college costs threaten America’s future and require shared solutions
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
Pell Grant recipients in selective colleges and universities
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
The role of student loans in college access
Trends in student aid 2003
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
Deciding about post-secondary education: Hearing the voices of non-attendees
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Leadership to enhance college access and success
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
Does money matter?
Making ends meet: The 2001–2002 student financial survey
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada
Student aid and university persistence - Does debt matter?
Postsecondary education: Cultural, scholastic and economic drivers
Pressure points in student financial assistance: Exploring the “Making Ends Meet” database
Measuring the effectiveness of student assistance - Annual report 2006
Ten Things you need to know about financial support for post-secondary students in Canada
Do Perceptions Matter Regarding the Costs and Benefits of a Post-Secondary Education?
State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
Work less, study more, & succeed: How financial supports can improve postsecondary success
Showing them the money: The role of institutional financial aid policies and communication strategies in attracting low-income students
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Lowering student debt: Explaining the decline in the debt of university students in Manitoba
Investing in Indiana's adult workers: Increasing financial aid opportunities
Military service members and veterans in higher education: What the new GI Bill may mean for postsecondary institutions
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Strategies to empower low-income and minority students in gaining admission to and paying for college
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Trends in college pricing 2009
Trends in student aid 2009
Rethinking the middleman: Federal student loan guarantee agencies
IDAs and financial aid: Understanding the puzzle and sharing best practices
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
Characteristics of private student loan borrowers who do not use federal education loans
Impact of college rankings on institutional decision making: Four country case studies
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
My future, my way: How to go, how to pay
Deciding on postsecondary education
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Focus on rising college textbook prices
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Education Finance Council (EFC)'s financial literacy homepage
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2006
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
Federal Aid First
EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide, 2010-11
Low-income students and college success: More than money
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
Trends in student aid 2007
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Indiana Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program
Higher education accountability for student learning
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2006
Helping families finance college: Improved student loan disclosures and counseling
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
Trends in student aid 2008
Student debt and the class of 2007
Postsecondary education spending priorities for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
An overview of tax benefits for higher education expenses
The case for more attention to financial assistance for adult learners in Indiana who will need to seek Bachelor's degree completion at a distance
Becoming credit-wise: What students (and you!) should know
Parent and student guide to federal tax benefits for tuition and fees for tax year 2007
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Financial Literacy for You (FLY)
Ed Fund
The Student Guide for High School Seniors/College Students
Woodrow Wilson Fellowships
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Strategic directions in Indiana education
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Economic state of young America
NASFAA's cash for college
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
USA Funds: Indiana state resources
A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
FinAid: Student loan advisor - Master's students
FinAid: Student loan advisor - Undergraduate students
FinAid: Student loan advisor - Doctoral students
Official cohort default rates for schools
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
Paving the way: How financial aid awareness affects college access and success
Financial aid consultants and scholarship search services fact sheet
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc. Careers for the Future Scholarship 2009-2010
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
Think college? Me? Now?
Federal Aid First (Spanish Version)
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet (Spanish Version)
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
National and state data
Lumina Foundation focus: Campus connections
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
StateVoucher.org (Education and Training Vouchers)
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
Green lights and red tape: Improving access to financial aid at California's community colleges
Best Business Schools
College bound? Don't get hooked by misleading financial aid offers
Project on student debt: State by state data
Economic mobility project
Indiana's guide to paying for college
The credit crunch and student loans: Don't react before getting the facts
Parent primer on career exploration
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
How the borrowing process works
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Consider college now! A handbook for students in middle school and junior high school
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
What every college access practitioner should know: About sources of funding and other support
Center for College Affordability and Productivity
Financial aid in theory and practice
Cracking the books: Policy measures to contain textbook costs
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
An analysis of section 529 college savings and prepaid tuition plans
The 2008 amendments to the Higher Education Act: Are we on the right track?
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2008 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2007-08, and 12-month enrollment 2007-08
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
The 2003 Ontario College Applicant Survey
Assessing Canada’s student aid need assessment policies
Women and college savings: A survey on parental attitudes and practices
Paying for college: Students from middle-income backgrounds
False fronts? Behind higher education's voluntary accountability systems
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
Special populations: Tips for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2009
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
Student debt 101
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Financial education in TRIO programs
Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant
Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant (Spanish language version)
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009 (Spanish language version)
Debts and decisions: Student loans and their relationship to graduate school and career choice
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Student debt levels continue to rise: Stafford indebtedness: 1999 update
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
Lifelong lessons: Non-traditional becomes the “norm” as adults blaze new trails to college
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
Higher education act: Reauthorization status and issues
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
Workforce contingent financial aid: How states link financial aid to employment
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Getting ready to pay for college: What students and their parents know about the cost of college tuition and what they are doing to find out
Student loan forbearance and its relationship to default
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
Financing higher education
What colleges contribute: Institutional aid to full-time undergraduates attending four-year colleges and universities
State higher education finance: FY 2003
Student financing of undergraduate education 2003-04, with a special analysis of the net price of attendance and federal education tax benefits
Building toward a better future: A college planning guide for students and their families
College access: Results from a survey of low-income teens and parents
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
Mapping your future
The impact of advice on price: Evidence from research
Tuition discounting: Not just a private college practice
Access to the Baccalaureate initiative: A clear path to college
National association of state approving agencies
GI bill: A reality check
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Access and persistence: Summer 2005
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Education Commission of the States: Postsecondary Issues
NCHEMS information center
Indiana dollars for scholars
Lumina Foundation for Education
Postsecondary education opportunity
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
National football league high school website: Academics
Unintended admission consequences of federal aid for homeschoolers
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
Parents are too optimistic about scholarships
Quick facts about student debt
Admission possible
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
NDSFA: Fundamental assumptions and aims underlying the principles of federal financial aid to students
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
Need versus merit: Focusing student financial aid for diversity
The art of student retention
Project on student debt.org
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
State of college admission 2007
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
The federal government and the student aid partnership
Trends in college pricing 2006
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
National Center for College Costs
The feasibility of delivering aid for college through the tax system
Developing your vision while attending college
Education a Tu Alcance (Spanish Version)
Fund Your Future: Student Financial Aid Workbook
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
The College Dream: A Guide for Parents
Opening Doors project publications
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
How much debt is too much? Definting benchmarks for manageable student debt
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
Federal student financial aid: A national profile of programs in Title IV of the higher education act
College access and tax credits
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Repayment frequently asked questions
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
Scholarship guide
Frequently asked questions
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Frequently asked questions
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
What every student should know about federal aid
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
The economic promise of investing in high-quality preschool: Using early education to improve economic growth and the fiscal sustainability of states and the nation
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
Federal student aid need analysis: Background and selected simplification issues
Generation broke: The growth of debt among young Americans
Consolidation loans: Redesign options and considerations
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
Low income student scholarships
12 Ways adult students can pay for college
The missing "one-offs": The hidden supply of high achieving, low-income students
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
The student loan default trap: Why borrowers default and what can be done
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
College is affordable: A pilot study
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Repository of resources for undocumented students
National student aid profile: Overview of 2012 federal programs
Consumer guide to changes in Federal Pell grants and student loans for 2012-13
Hard choices ahead: Performance and policy in Texas higher education
Borrowers on hold: Student loan collection agency complaint systems need massive improvement
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
Student aid simplification: Looking back and looking ahead
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
Survey of state tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities: 2010-11
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
High debt, low information: A survey of student loan borrowers
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
Federal education tax benefits: Who receives them and to what extent do they shape the price of college attendance?
For profit schools: Experiences of undercover students enrolled in online classes at selected institutions
Find the best colleges for you: Focus on information that matters (English and Spanish Versions)
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Student debt and the class of 2009
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
Proposed legislative changes to the post-9/11 GI Bill: Potential implications for veterans and colleges
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Student poll: Many college-bound students report difficulty affording a college education
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
How to support college-bound undocumented students: Advice for parents
Why is college so expensive?
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
A decade of undergraduate student aid: 1989-90 to 1999-2000
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
Citizenship now! Information for undocumented students
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Getting through: Higher education's plan to increase the college completion rates of Boston public schools graduates
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Loan forgiveness for specialized instructional support personnel (including school counselors) frequently asked questions
Critical choices: How colleges can help students and families make better decisions about private loans
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
Tuition fees and student financial assistance: 2010 Global year in review
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
Cohort default rate resources