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The Investment Payoff: Reassessing and Supporting Efforts to Maximize the Benefits of Higher Education for Underserved Populations

Published Apr 2013
ihep
focus area Degree Completion

Explores the individual and public benefits of investing in higher education, especially for nontraditional students (underserved, low-income and first-generation)

The working paper, The Investment Payoff: Reassessing and Supporting Efforts to Maximize the Benefits of Higher Education for Underserved Populations, re-examines the individual and public payoffs of investing in higher education, especially for the underserved, low-income, and first-generation populations, who have become an important focus of college completion efforts.