College Affordability for Low-Income Adults: Improving Returns on Investment for Families and Society

Source: Barbara Gault, Lindsey Reichlin, Stephanie Román, Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), #C412, April 2014

This report was prepared by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) as a part of a series of papers on defining college affordability sponsored by the Lumina Foundation. The report examines how efforts to understand and improve college affordability can be informed by the experiences and circumstances of low-income adults, students of color, and students with dependent children.