Case Study

February 23, 2010

Lowering Student Loan Default Rates: What One Consortium of Historically Black Institutions Did to Succeed

Authors: Erin Dillon, Robin V. Smiles

Publisher: Education Sector

Funder: Lumina Foundation for Education

Outlines best-practice strategies historically black colleges and universities in Texas used in the 1990s to lower student loan default rates and avoid losing federal aid, including campuswide collaboration, partnerships, and teaching financial literacy.