With the shift of higher education funding from federal and state to the local level, community colleges’ choices to off set this funding deficit become few and difficult. One regrettable choice that is frequently made is to increase tuition. This choice has largest finical impact on students of lower income with many of these students coming from minority backgrounds.
Waller, Lee; Glover, Louis; and Simpson, Lynn
"Disparities in Tuition: A Study of Tuitions Assessed by Hispanic Serving Community Colleges versus Non-Hispanic Serving Community Colleges in Texas,"
Academic Leadership Journal: Vol. 7
, Article 8.
Available at: http://scholars.fhsu.edu/alj/vol7/iss4/8