Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.83
Liaison Hannah Spirrison
Submission Date March 29, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Antioch College
PA-7: Affordability and Access

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.49 / 4.00 Hannah Spirrison
Director of Innovation and Institutional Effectiveness
Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Research
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Does the institution have policies and programs to make it accessible and affordable to low-income students?:
Yes

A brief description of any policies and programs to minimize the cost of attendance for low-income students:

Antioch College does all it can to provide students with the maximum need- and merit-based aid for which they are qualified. In the most recent academic year, Antioch committed $7.5 million to funding grants and scholarships for new and returning students, and on average, each student receives $34,250 in grants and scholarships annually. Antioch serves a relatively large percentage of low income students compared to peer colleges; in Fall 2016, nearly half (46%) of Antioch students were eligible for Pell grants.


A brief description of any programs to equip the institution’s faculty and staff to better serve students from low-income backgrounds:
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A brief description of the institution’s programs to guide and prepare students and families from low-income backgrounds for higher education:
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A brief description of the institution's scholarships for low-income students:

For the cohort entering in Fall 2018, Antioch is offering two types of need-based institutional scholarships: 1) Rebecca Pennell Scholarship: Tuition scholarship awarded to students with demonstrated financial need. Award determined based on estimated family contribution; 2) Algo D. Henderson Room and Board Grant: Awarded to students with demonstrated financial need. Award determined based on estimated family contribution. The College also has several donor-funded scholarships that are specifically designated for low-income students. These scholarships vary in amount and can cover up to the full cost of attendance.


A brief description of the institution’s targeted outreach to recruit students from low-income backgrounds:

The Office of Admission partners with Uplift Education -- an organization that operates a network of high-performing, tuition-free, public charter schools in underserved areas.


A brief description of the institution’s other policies or programs to make the institution accessible and affordable to low-income students:
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Does the institution have policies and programs to support non-traditional students?:
No

A brief description of the institution’s scholarships provided specifically for part-time students:
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A brief description of the institution’s on-site child care facility, partnership with a local facility, and/or subsidies or financial support to help meet the child care needs of students:
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A brief description of the institution’s other policies and programs to support non-traditional students:
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Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (tracking accessibility and affordability)? (If data is not available, select 'No'):
Yes

The percentage of entering students that are low-income (0-100):
46

The graduation/success rate for low-income students (0-100):
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On average, the percentage of need that was met for students who were awarded any need-based aid (e.g. as reported to the U.S. Common Data Set initiative, item H2) (0-100):
74

The percentage of students graduating with no interest-bearing student loan debt or for whom no out-of-pocket tuition is required (i.e. the percentage of graduates who have not taken out interest-bearing loans) (0-100):
79

Estimated percentage of students that participate in or directly benefit from the institution’s policies and programs to support low-income and non-traditional students (0-100):
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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