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Degrees with Less Debt: Postsecondary Strategies that Enhance Low-Income and Black Student Success

St. Louis Graduates / July 2020

Two-thirds of all jobs require a postsecondary degree or certificate, but when it comes to education beyond high school, opportunity is not equal. Many barriers hold back low-income students and Black students. This report highlights how five colleges and universities are supporting low-income and Black students so they graduate with less debt. Interviews with students and administrators identify key themes.