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Report · May 2012

Defunding Higher Education: What Are the Effects on College Enrollment?

Hans Johnson

California’s high school graduates are more prepared than ever for college — but they are less likely to go. Amid ongoing state budget cuts, UC and CSU enrollment rates have fallen 20 percent among recent high school grads.

This research was supported with funding from the Donald Bren Foundation and The James Irvine Foundation.


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