Degrees with Less Debt

Two-thirds of all jobs require a postsecondary degree or certificate, but when it comes to education beyond high school, opportunity is not equal. Many barriers hold back low-income students and Black students.

Degrees with Less Debt: Postsecondary Strategies that Enhance Low-income and Black Student Success highlights how five colleges and universities are supporting low-income and Black students so they graduate with less debt. Interviews with students and administrators identify key themes. Research led by Dr. Janet K. Holt.

  • Download and read the new Degrees with Less Debt report and executive summary
  • Watch the first two episodes of the Degrees with Less Debt video series on our You Tube channel
  • Read the 2017 report Degrees with Less Debt: Effective Higher Education Strategies for Underrepresented Student Populations

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