Enrollment at California community colleges is down more than 9 percent from the year before, mirroring a national trend, according to a recent survey from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.
The campuses will also continue to host reduced populations in student housing, CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White said in a statement.
Education leaders on Wednesday revealed the “Long Beach College Promise 2.0,” a program that builds on the original College Promise introduced 10 years ago.
Money based the rankings on a number of factors, including median SAT and ACT scores, graduation rates, estimated tuition costs with and without monetary aid, average student debt and alumni earnings.
The three-year-old Student Transfer Achievement Reform Act (SB 1440)–which seeks to increase the number of transfers from community colleges to campuses in the California State University (CSU) system–has increased accessibility by doubling the number of associates degrees eligible for transfer to 1,000.