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The San Francisco North Bay’s leading college success nonprofit, 10,000 Degrees® helps students from low-income backgrounds get to and through college. Thanks to comprehensive personal support, academic counseling, and financial aid management, 86% of 10,000 Degrees 4-year college students earn bachelor’s degrees, compared to 31% nationally. As vital members of local communities, 10,000 Degrees college alumni are more likely to vote, more likely to volunteer, and earn over $1 million more in their lifetimes.
Percent of students starting at four-year colleges who graduate in up to six years:
Source: 2011 Pell Institute Fact Sheet® ; Postsecondary Education Opportunity. Mortenson, 2010