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New company hopes to increase number of community college transfers by offering a marketplace for students

Inside Higher Ed, Nov. 8, 2016

A new public benefit corporation is hoping to ease the transfer process for community college students and drive four-year institutions to compete for these students. The Affordable College Public Benefit Corporation is a network, marketplace and app that helps students transfer from community colleges with more credits to the university that fits their career and degree goals.

While most community college students interested in transfer are place bound, nearly one in five students who started at a two-year institution transfer across state lines, according to the National Student Clearinghouse. Read more>

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