Today’s students are more diverse than previous generations. Twenty-four percent are parents, 37 percent are older than 25, 49 percent are financially independent, and 42 percent are students of color. About 40 percent of today’s students attend part-time.
For more background information on part-time students download 101: Part-Time Students. This 101 details who part-time students are and gives insight into their unique experiences and journeys to earn their degree or credential.