A Community College Health Study for Improving Sexual and Relationship Health

Students, faculty, staff, and administrators from community colleges across the U.S. are participating in an ongoing online research study to better understand how to promote students’ sexual and relationship health and prevent sexual assault.

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Sexual & Relationship Health

While community college students make up nearly half of all undergraduates in the United States, they are often overlooked by research and underserved by sexual health education resources.

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Young people (ages 15-24) acquire half of all new sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

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Teen Pregnancy

Most teen pregnancies occur among 18- to 19-year-olds.

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Sexual Assault

More than one in eight students experience sexual assault while enrolled in college.

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Relationship Issues

More than one in three college students report relationship problems within the last 12 months.

Interested in learning more about the results of the Community College Health Study?

We are collecting data from over 1,500 students and 50 faculty/admin from 34 community college campuses across the U.S. See what these research participants have to say about student sexual and relationship health promotion and sexual assault prevention.

Meet the Community College Health Study Research Team

Our team has worked in collaboration with community college faculty, staff, and administrators to conduct this national research study.