Our Impact 2012-2017
2,915 Parents and Students attended Community Information Sessions
- 1,182 Parents and Students participated in FAFSA Boot Camps
90% students submitted FAFSA
75% submitted FAFSA and NYS TAP
61% of families’ annual income at or below $35,000 / year
- 742 students have participated in SAT/ACT test prep and in-school workshops
The Latino U Scholars program matches a high-potential, low income student with a college coach throughout their senior year in high school for one-on-one support to ensure they maximize their opportunities and fulfill their potential. In addition we remain with our Scholars throughout their college years providing mentorship and helping them stay in college, develop their career skills and apply for internships.
- Each year we have doubled our cohort of Latino U Scholars and provided them with help and guidance completing college applications, college essay, free ACT test prep, financial aid and scholarship applications.
98% of Scholars remain in college on track to graduate
94% enrolled in 4 year universities
62% enrolled in 4 year private universities
44% attending “most selective to very selective” institutions
58% pursuing a degree in STEM (engineering, computer science, biology, architecture, health science and nursing)
We Are Latino U!
Graduation Celebration 2018:
Help students through ongoing and one-time volunteer opportunities.
Volunteer at Latino U College Access and make a difference in a student’s life by helping them reach their college goals and fulfill their potential.
Join businesses, colleges, local school districts, and community organizations committed to increasing college enrollment and success. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about partner opportunities.
Help to change a life and make college dreams a reality. Latino U College Access relies on the generous donations of individuals like you, and receives philanthropic support from private foundations and corporations to help Latino youth receive a higher education and a chance at an exciting future.
In the News
New York Times, November 2, 2017
TAP into Somers, October 21, 2017
Westchester Magazine, October 27, 2017
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