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Americans are switching jobs at a record pace, demonstrating their desire for a different work experience post-pandemic. CFCT’s latest national survey, conducted in February 2022, shows that this desire also makes the idea of tuition-free college exceptionally popular across the political spectrum.Read more
CFCT polled 16 statements in July 2021 that policy makers and other proponents and opponents of tuition-free college have made to support their position(s). Jack MacKenzie, who coordinated the survey research for CFCT, said, “statements for and against free college show a consistent pattern: Americans believe the programs provide the greatest benefit to individuals -- and they don't believe it's too expensive for government to offer it.”Read more
The Campaign for Free College Tuition's latest survey, conducted in July, finds Americans in all demographic and political groups support making public colleges tuition-free. We tested three different proposals for free college tuition and all of them received at least 73 percent overall support, which is statistically identical to our January/February 2021 poll.Read more
The Campaign for Free College Tuition’s latest poll confirms that Americans of all political and demographic groups support federal and state programs to make public colleges tuition-free.Read more
American’s in all demographic and political groups support making public colleges tuition-free, according to the Campaign for Free College Tuition’s latest survey, conducted after Labor Day. We tested four different proposals for free college tuition and all of them received at least 73 percent overall support.Read more
The Campaign for Free College Tuition in partnership with PSB Research surveyed 900 Americans aged 18+ in April 2020 to determine their level of support for a variety of free college tuition ideas. Overall, the results showed support for states providing free college tuition remains stable and strong, including using the idea as part of their economic recovery program.Read more
In the midst of an often contentious 2020 presidential campaign, the Campaign for Free College Tuition’s first poll of 2020 shows remarkably strong, stable, and bipartisan support for states making public colleges tuition-free. Overall, 77 percent of Americans want their state to provide free tuition at public colleges or universities to any academically qualified student.Read more
As Democratic presidential hopefuls gathered across the country this summer and fall, the question of a national free college tuition program was debated early and often. The result was a strengthening of majority support among all ages, races, genders and most importantly, across the political spectrum. CFCT’s most recent polling also shows a consensus that students from various backgrounds, including adults, should benefit from such programs.
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