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Case Study: Iowa 4-Year Public Universities Implement Required Financial Education for Students

Posted December 10, 2019 by Sarah Volk

A climate of high student loan debt and tuition increases in the fall of 2015 prompted the regents of Iowa’s four-year public universities to call for required financial education for its students by the 2017- 2018 academic year. An intercampus task force developed, implemented and evaluated a pilot program in spring 2017, with each university adapting CashCourse to its own structure and strengths while retaining consistency in course content. Other university systems can learn from Iowa’s experience to successfully implement similar programs on their campuses.

Read the Case Study.