Trellis Company launched the Student Financial Wellness Survey (SFWS) in 2018 to provide a service to institutions of higher education that wanted a deeper understanding of the financial barriers facing their students. Participating in the comprehensive survey is free, and each participating institution receives a customized report of their results with a comparison group from similar institutions. This report details aggregate findings from the Fall 2018 implementation.
- The Fall 2018 SFWS was implemented at 58 colleges and universities across 12 states.
- The Fall 2018 cohort included 37 community colleges, 10 four-year public institutions, and 11 four-year private institutions.
- Trellis received responses from more than 17,500 undergraduate students.