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Even if students work and families save, many won't be able to afford college tuition

On Board Online • April 23, 2018

By Gayle Simidian
Research Analyst

An "affordability gap" means many students from low- and moderate-income families cannot afford higher education, according to a report by the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP), a nonprofit dedicated to improving college access for students.

Low-income students are often less apt to complete college than their higher-income counterparts, according to research by the Lumina Foundation.

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