Undocumented Students and Access to Inter-State Tuition Agreements (ITAs): Fact Sheet

Undocumented Students and Access to Inter-State Tuition Agreements (ITAs): Fact Sheet The United States is home to more than 427,000 undocumented students, including 181,000 DACA-eligible students, enrolled in higher education. Each U.S. state implements its own policies in terms of whether to provide access to in-state tuition and state financial aid to the state’s undocumented […]

Rethinking Tuition for Undocumented Students Through ITAs

Rethinking Tuition for Undocumented Students Through Interstate Tuition Agreements (ITAs): A Way Forward? Substantial hurdles remain for undocumented students to access and graduate from higher education institutions. These hurdles include being barred from enrolling in public institutions in three states (Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina) and facing restrictions on accessing in-state tuition in five more […]

Immigrant-Origin Students in U.S. Higher Education

The Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration commissioned a Migration Policy Institute-produced report, Immigrant-Origin Students in U.S. Higher Education, demonstrating that, in 2018, more than 5.3 million students, or 28% of all students enrolled in colleges and universities, were immigrants or the children of immigrants. The report’s findings reveal the growing proportion of first […]

Higher Ed Guide to Tuition, Financial Aid, & Other Funding Opportunities for Undocumented Students

The following resource provides an overview of in-state tuition, state financial aid, and other funding policies and opportunities for undocumented graduate and undergraduate students at both public and private institutions. The resource highlights actions public and private colleges and universities can take to expand and grow higher education access and funding opportunities for undocumented students, […]