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Success Boston

Seeking to double the number of Boston students who complete college

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Together, the Boston Foundation, the Boston Public Schools (BPS), the City of Boston, 37 area institutions of higher education and local nonprofit partners are working to double the college completion rate for students from the BPS.  To date, over 5,000 students have participated in Success Boston coaching. 

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Staying the Course: College Enrollment and Completion for BPS Class of 2011 Graduates

A new Success Boston report from the Boston Private Industry Council about the college enrollment and completion experiences of high school graduates of the Boston Public Schools was released at a Boston Foundation forum on April 11, 2018. The report includes an updated six-year college completion rate for the BPS Class of 2011, as well as new analyses on the types of degrees they earned and the fields of study they selected. 

Watch a video of the forum

To get connected to a Success Boston coach, please fill out our Student Intake Form.

View our Recruitment Flyer to learn more about the coaching organizations students can work with. 

Your Success Boston coach will:

  • Connect you with resources and activities on-campus
  • Help you address personal and academic challenges
  • Support you as you navigate the financial aid process
  • Guide you in setting personal and career goals 
Success Boston Network 2016