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Help more students from low-income backgrounds earn college degrees.

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10,000 Degrees Helps Make College Dreams Come True.

10,000 Degrees is a leading college success organization in California serving seven Bay Area counties. Our mission is to help students from low-income backgrounds get to and through college in order to positively impact their communities and the world.

Over 80% of our four-year college students graduate within six years, our community college students transfer to and graduate from four-year colleges at three times the national average. And thanks to comprehensive wrap-around support that includes near-peer coaching, college advising, financial aid counseling, access to scholarships, career development opportunities and financial aid management until graduation, our students graduate with 85% less loan debt!

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More Graduates Beating the Odds

13% of students nationwide from low-income backgrounds earn bachelor’s degrees by age 24 versus 62% of their wealthy peers.* 10,000 Degrees graduation rates far exceed national averages.

* “Indicators of Higher Education Equity in the United States: 2019 Historical Trend Report,” Pell Institute

of 10,000 Degrees four-year college students earn bachelor’s degrees, compared to 31% of their peers nationally

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