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Jessica Bryant

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Jessica Bryant is a data reporter for BestColleges covering higher education trends. She has a BA in journalism and previously worked with the South Florida Business Journal as a reporter and researcher.

Contributions

News
Florida A&M Students Sue State, Claim Racial Bias Led to Lack of Funding
Jessica Bryant
September 29, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
News
Community College Enrollment Declines Worsen for Black Students
Jessica Bryant
September 29, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
News
54% of Americans Experience Mental Health Issues Due to Student Debt
Jessica Bryant
September 28, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
News
Harvard Grad Student Shares Tips for Planning Impactful Protests
Jessica Bryant, Chloe Appleby
September 22, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
News
These Business Programs Have the Best Payoff
Jessica Bryant
September 21, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
News
Harvard Students Are Protesting a Professor. Here’s Why.
Jessica Bryant, Chloe Appleby
September 20, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
News
Campus Messaging Boosted COVID-19 Vaccination Rates for College Students
Jessica Bryant
September 16, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
News
69% of Students Say You Don’t Need College to Be Successful
Jessica Bryant
September 14, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
News
Black Families Disproportionately Impacted by Parent PLUS Borrowing
Jessica Bryant
September 13, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
News
With Debt Relief, Borrowers Will Spend More on Basic Needs
Jessica Bryant
September 13, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
News
BYU’s Black Menaces Will Protest Discrimination Against LGBTQ+ Students
Jessica Bryant
September 8, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
News
Part-Time Students Less Likely to Complete College
Jessica Bryant
September 7, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
Research
College Dropout Rates in the U.S.
Jessica Bryant
September 6, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
News
Campus Safety a Factor for Most in College Choice: Survey
Jessica Bryant
September 6, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
News
How to Qualify for Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan: FAQ
Jessica Bryant, Matthew Arrojas
August 25, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
News
Gen Z Adults Are Less Likely to Trust Higher Education
Jessica Bryant
August 24, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
News
Digital Healthcare App for College Women Launches This Fall
Jessica Bryant
August 15, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Research
64% of Current Students Desire to Work in a State With Legal Abortion Access
Jessica Bryant
August 11, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Research
39% of Prospective Undergrads Say Roe v. Wade Ruling Impacts College Decision
Jessica Bryant
August 4, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Survey Reports
29% of College Students Say COVID-19 Canceled Their Study Abroad Plans
Jessica Bryant
July 28, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
News
College Affordability and Bias Bar Young People From Good Jobs
Jessica Bryant
July 26, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
News
44% of Student Borrowers Considered Dropping Out Due to Financial Burden
Jessica Bryant
July 14, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
News
Are Guns Allowed on College Campuses? In Many States, Yes.
Jessica Bryant
July 7, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
News
The Best and Worst States to Start Your Career
Jessica Bryant
June 30, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
News
What’s Next for BYU’s ‘Black Menaces’
Jessica Bryant
June 21, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Research
2022 Grads Say Work-Life Balance More Important Due to Pandemic
Jessica Bryant
June 21, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
News
Pregnant in College: What You Need to Know
Jessica Bryant
May 19, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
TikTok
How ‘The Black Menaces’ Used TikTok to Talk Politics at BYU
Jessica Bryant
May 5, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
News
The Best and Worst States to Work in Tech
Jessica Bryant
April 28, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Survey Reports
64% of Parents Say Inadequate Child Care Access Negatively Impacts Their Daily Lives
Jessica Bryant
April 14, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
News
Chick-fil-A Awards $24 Million in College Scholarships to Team Members
Jessica Bryant
April 13, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
News
Employers Drop College Degree Requirements
Jessica Bryant
April 11, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
News
Is Studying in the U.S. Worth the Cost for International College Students?
Jessica Bryant
April 7, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
News
How Will College Students Vote in 2022?
Jessica Bryant
March 30, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
News
New Partnership Aims to Improve Employment Outcomes for HBCU Grads
Jessica Bryant
March 28, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
News
These Schools Received the Most Funds From the American Rescue Plan
Jessica Bryant
March 25, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Survey Reports
42% of High Schoolers Are Worried About Their Financial Future
Jessica Bryant
March 14, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
News
Black, Latino/a Students More Likely to Major in Subjects With Low ROI
Jessica Bryant
March 9, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Survey Reports
Are College Admissions Fair? Less Than a Quarter of High Schoolers Think So
Jessica Bryant
March 3, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Survey Reports
Most High Schoolers Feel Pressure to Make Premature Decisions About Future
Jessica Bryant
February 24, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
News
New Data Shows Women in Higher Ed Earn More Under Female Presidents
Jessica Bryant
February 10, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
News
These Schools Have the Highest ROI for Low-Income Students
Jessica Bryant
February 7, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
News
New App Helps Students of Color Navigate College Admissions
Jessica Bryant
January 31, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
News
College TikTok’s Most Popular Influencers
Jessica Bryant
January 18, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
News
New App Helps College Women Share Experiences, Grow Influence
Jessica Bryant
January 11, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
News
The Most Highly Educated States in the U.S.
Jessica Bryant
January 10, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Survey Reports
Survey Suggests the ‘Great Resignation’ Will Continue Next Year
Jessica Bryant
December 16, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
News
HBCUs Close Socioeconomic Gaps. Here’s How.
Jessica Bryant
December 1, 2021 • ~0 Min Read
News
Gen Z’s Views on College Decline During Pandemic
Jessica Bryant
November 22, 2021 • ~2 Min Read
News
Women Continue to Outnumber Men in College Completion
Jessica Bryant
November 19, 2021 • ~2 Min Read
News
New Data Shine Light on Veterans Pursuing Higher Ed
Jessica Bryant
November 10, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Survey Reports
Survey Finds Student Dissatisfaction With Post-Grad Living Plans
Jessica Bryant
November 4, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
College TikTok Gives Inside Look at Student Experience
Jessica Bryant
October 29, 2021 • ~2 Min Read
Survey Reports
Students Believe You Should Study What You Love
Jessica Bryant
October 28, 2021 • ~2 Min Read
News
The Best and Worst States to Change Your Career
Jessica Bryant
October 14, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
News
Equity in Education Could Curb Racial and Ethnic Wage Gaps
Jessica Bryant
October 7, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Survey Reports
Students Want More Flexibility Amid Campus Vaccine and Mask Mandates
Jessica Bryant
October 7, 2021 • ~2 Min Read
Survey Reports
Students Are Eager to Get Involved in College Diversity Efforts
Jessica Bryant
October 6, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
News
36 Companies That Pay for College With Tuition Reimbursement
Jessica Bryant
September 16, 2021 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
Colleges and Universities With the Highest Cost of Attendance
Jessica Bryant
September 10, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Black and Latino/a Engineers Face Inequitable Career Outcomes
Jessica Bryant
September 1, 2021 • ~2 Min Read
News
Here’s Whose Student Debt Has Been Canceled Thus Far
Jessica Bryant
September 1, 2021 • ~1 Min Read
News
Students See Increased Value in Nondegree Credential Programs
Jessica Bryant
August 30, 2021 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
Are Coding Bootcamps Effectively Reaching Underserved Communities?
Jessica Bryant
August 25, 2021 • ~2 Min Read
News
FDA Approves Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine, Impacting Colleges
Jessica Bryant
August 24, 2021 • ~1 Min Read
Blog
Inequity in Admissions Limits Opportunities for Minority Students
Jessica Bryant
August 18, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
News
How Will Colleges Require Vaccines for International Students?
Jessica Bryant
July 30, 2021 • ~1 Min Read
Survey Reports
Students Believe Supporting Social Justice Drives Change
Jessica Bryant
July 29, 2021 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
What You Need to Know About Hate Crimes On Campus
Jessica Bryant
July 29, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
Where Can You Study Abroad in 2021-2022?
Jessica Bryant
July 28, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
The Most Generous Public Universities for Financial Aid
Jessica Bryant
July 15, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Colleges Owe $1 Billion in Debt to U.S. Government
Jessica Bryant
July 7, 2021 • ~1 Min Read
News
How Many Americans Have a College Degree?
Jessica Bryant
July 1, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Survey Reports
Majority of Americans Support Free Community College
Jessica Bryant
July 1, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
The 10 Most Generous Universities for Financial Aid
Jessica Bryant
June 21, 2021 • ~5 Min Read
News
Transfer Enrollment Plunged During Pandemic
Jessica Bryant
June 16, 2021 • ~2 Min Read
News
How Much Do College Professors Make?
Jessica Bryant
June 1, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
College Planning
How Many Colleges Are in the U.S.?
Jessica Bryant
May 25, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
College News
What Enrollment Declines Really Mean for Higher Ed
Jessica Bryant
May 20, 2021 • ~2 Min Read
News
Who Are the Highest-Paid University Presidents?
Jessica Bryant
May 18, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
News
Why Is College So Expensive?
Jessica Bryant, John Boitnott
March 13, 2020 • ~3 Min Read