COVID-19 Current College Students Report

COVID-19's impact on the college experience

Many current college students are reeling from an unprecedented hurdle to their education. The issues caused by COVID-19 are far-reaching, but students are ready and willing to talk about these challenges.

The report includes information on: concern about the outbreak, potential delays to education, changes to communication and support needs, financial anxiety, the shift to online classes, virtual campus activities, and more.

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COVID-19 Current College Students Report
COVID-19 Current College Students Report

Data highlights.

Carnegie sampled current college students from across the country who use our CollegeXpress platform. In less than 24 hours, we received 5,213 completed surveys.


of current students say COVID-19 will not cause them to delay their education under any circumstance


of students want a daily update on school COVID-19 responses


of students still feel not supported or only very slight support

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“As things continue to get worse, I really don't want COVID-19 to delay school for a semester... I'm just really close to graduating and don't want to delay that any more than necessary for a lot of reasons.” ~ female survey respondent, Mountain West Female Survey Respondent
Mountain West