The Revenue Gap for Community Colleges Comes to $78 Billion. Would Biden’s Election Make a Difference?October 16, 2020 |
by Sara Weissman
There’s a $78 billion revenue gap between community colleges and four-year institutions, according to a recent report by the Center for American Progress, a left-wing think tank. The study found that community colleges receive $8,800 less in revenue per student enrolled compared to four-year colleges.
And that’s a conservative estimate, said the report’s author, Victoria Yuen, a Center for American Progress policy analyst for postsecondary education.