Reece Johnson is the editorial director for news and data. He writes about the future of work and higher education, student political activism, and expanding educational opportunities. Reece holds a master's degree from Columbia University and a bachelor's degree from the University of Washington. His work has been cited by The New York Times, The New Yorker, Forbes, MSNBC, CNBC, Bloomberg, and Brookings.
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529 College Savings Plan Statistics
The average 529 balance is $25,903 — that can make a dent in college tuition. Learn how much money people save for college using these special accounts.
How Do Most People Pay for College?
Find out how many students rely on scholarships, loans, jobs, or their parents' money to pay for college.
Who Receives Pell Grants? Full Statistics
The government gives Pell Grants to over 6 million students yearly. Learn how many people get Pell Grants by state, income, school type, and more.
Maximum Pell Grant Amount
Last year's average Pell Grant was about $4,100. Find the maximum grant you can get plus statistics about Pell Grant amounts over the years.