Community colleges feel the pinch too

 During times of economic uncertainty, people return to college campuses to learn new skills and pursue different career paths.
Amid the financial turmoil created by the Great Recession in the late 2000s, for example, enrollment levels for undergraduate students surged by 33%, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. The greatest increase occurred at community colleges, which are more affordable than traditional four-year universities and tend to cater to adults and other nontradition...

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