Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Elissa Brown
Submission Date April 30, 2013
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College of Saint Benedict
PAE-10: Affordability and Access Programs

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Judy Purman
Director
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have policies and programs in place to make it accessible and affordable to low-income students?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s participation in federal TRIO programs:

This institution supports the TRIO programs to encourage first-generation students to attend college here including Upward Bound programs.


A brief description of the institution’s policies and programs to minimize the cost of attendance for low-income students?:

This institution has significant financial aid available to those students who need assistance paying for college. This aid also includes study abroad programs and other service trips available to students.


A brief description of the institution’s programs to equip the institution's faculty and staff to better serve students from low-income backgrounds:

This institution support various staff training programs to help them serve students from low-income backgrounds better.


A brief description of the institution’s programs to prepare students from low-income backgrounds for higher education:

We support students for college through the first-generation program which helps prepare students for college and supports them throughout the year.


A brief description of the institution's scholarships for low-income students:

Various scholarships are available specifically for low-income students through the financial aid office.


A brief description of the institution’s programs to guide parents of low-income students through the higher education experience:

The first-generation programs also assists parents of low-income students. During orientation there are also sessions for parents about what to expect of new students. A newsletter is also sent to parents to give them more information about the institution and what students are experiencing.


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

This institution actively recruits students from low-income backgrounds to ensure campus diversity. Within the admissions department, there is a position directly assigned to recruit low-income and first-generation students. We also run an active Upward Bound program targeted at students from low income families.


A brief description of the institution’s other admissions policies and programs:

Within the admissions department, there is a position directly assigned to recruit low-income and first-generation students.


A brief description of the institution’s other financial aid polices or programs:
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A brief description of the institution’s other policies and programs not covered above:
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The website URL where information about programs in each of the areas listed above is available:
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