low-income students

25 great community colleges for low-income students


Low-income students might want to keep this list of 25 community colleges handy

Below is a sampling of five community colleges included in the list. For all 25, click here.

Community college: State Technical College of Missouri
Share of low-income students: 40 percent
Average net price: $9,141
Percentage repaying loans: 83 percent
Average earnings: $39,100

Community college: Glendale Community College (Calif.)
Share of low-income students: 41 percent
Average net price: $3,057
Percentage repaying loans: 77 percent
Average earnings: $34,800

Community college: Community College of Beaver County (Pa.)
Share of low-income students: 42 percent
Average net price: $8,893
Percentage repaying loans: 71 percent
Average earnings: $36,700

Community college: Lake Area Technical Institute (S.D.)
Share of low-income students: 43 percent
Average net price: $11,403
Percentage repaying loans: 87 percent
Average earnings: $35,500

Community college: Colby Community College (Kan.)
Share of low-income students: 62 percent
Average net price: $7,822
Percentage repaying loans: 80 percent
Average earnings: $30,300

Laura Ascione