AACRAO firmly supports the principle that the doors of higher education must be open to all qualified students regardless of their financial resources and that access and equal opportunity for all are the cornerstones to a thriving democracy.

  • AACRAO is committed to growing the number of qualified students who attend college, increasing completion and graduation rates for all students, and supporting at-risk students so that they may have the tools and skills to succeed.
  • AACRAO believes that improving access to higher education is one of the most important investments our nation can make. The nation's continued economic strength and security, as well as the quality of life of its citizens, depends upon increasing both access to and completion of college.