EA recipients are returning, semester to semester, and graduating at a higher rate than non-recipients. ACC has experienced a three-fold return on investment from tuition.
88% of 2018-2019 EA recipients enrolled in the following quarter or graduated during the school year.
90% of students who utilized EA between May 2018 and August 2019 stayed enrolled or graduated.
“I don’t think most of us will look at our work the same way ever again.” Tori Hill, Financial Aid, University of Washington, Tacoma.
“It used to be the best-kept secret on campus. Now we are telling people about it. We’re teaching people how to discuss it with students. We are empowering faculty. We’re empowering staff. And so the students are coming. Emergency aid is already working.”