Research

New Report: Expanding CSU Capacity Critical to State’s Economic Recovery

In awarding about half of the state’s baccalaureate degrees each year, the California State University system is vital for fueling economic growth and social mobility. But capacity constraints are forcing CSU to turn away thousands of students and could threaten California’s ability to Read more >

Statewide Survey: 80% of CA Students Forced to Change College Plans

Increased financial hardships and family responsibilities and the shift to online classes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are creating anxiety and uncertainty for California college students as they try to make education plans for this fall. More than 80% of current students have Read more >

New Survey: Californians Prioritize Higher Education

Public opinion poll shows that Californians want a higher education system that better supports student access and success Findings from a new statewide opinion survey, released yesterday by the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) and funded by College Futures Foundation, reveal that Californians value higher education, desire a higher Read more >