An analysis of the enrollment, financial aid resources, and the effects of grants and scholarship programs on Connecticut college students. The report also answers a series of questions proposed by the General Assembly Appropriations Subcommittee.
The Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET) program allows parents to save for college at a substantial tax savings. Money deposited in the CHET account is exempt from federal and state income tax until it is withdrawn.
The college financial aid process can be confusing. The Department of Higher Education has a guide explaining the financial aid process, the types of financial aid available to Connecticut students and links to other sources of information.