Links to Relevant Research

  1. A chart of colleges with some sort of no-loan policy:  
    http://www.finaid.org/questions/noloansforlowincome.phtml
      

  2. Scatter plot (with user-determined criteria) regarding diversity, Pell grants and selectivity:
    http://public.tableausoftware.com/views/2011IPEDSAdmissionsScatterChart/
    ScatterPlot?:embed=y

  3. Common Application chart on application numbers by geographic region:
    https://www.commonapp.org/CommonApp/Docs/DownloadForms/2012/2011-2012AppsPerApplicant.pdf

  4. Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education (WICHE) data on high school enrollment/demongraphic trends:
    http://www.wiche.edu/info/agendaBook/nov07/presentations/Prescott.pdf

  5. This Money article links the Kreuger/Dale study which shows the actual earning power of an Ivy League education over time:
    http://money.msn.com/college-savings/is-the-ivy-league-a-waste-of-money-weston.aspx

  6. Statistics on early applications for the students entering college in the fall of 2012:
    http://thechoice.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/16/early-admission-2011-2/

If you have other resources you would like to recommend, email Marie Bigham (bighamm@greenhill.org).