Discussion Paper

Pell Grants and Community College Success: Improving Metrics via our Community College Survey

Abstract: Community colleges play a key role in economic development and workforce training. Yet measuring the success of community colleges has long been a challenging task due to data quality issues and the complicated array of programs offered. Recently, the Richmond Fed embarked on creating a survey tool to improve the data that are available on Fifth District community colleges.

Keywords: Community College; Pell Grants; graduation rates; Survey of Community College Outcomes;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

Part of Series: Regional Matters

Publication Date: 2022-09-08