September/October 2021

Free College if You Serve

If we expanded national service, every American could afford to seek a bachelor’s degree—and have the support they need to get to graduation and into a career.

A Note on Methodology: 4-Year Colleges and Universities

To establish the set of colleges included in the rankings, we started with the 1,550 colleges in the 50 states that are listed in the U.S. Department of Education’s Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and have a 2018 Carnegie basic classification of doctoral, master’s, and baccalaureate colleges, are not exclusively graduate colleges, participate in… Read more »