How to Strengthen the College Pipeline

As the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization, UNCF plays an important role in helping African American and other minority students successfully get to and through college.

Data in the Condition of College and Career Readiness, a comprehensive report released by UNCF and ACT, makes it clear that many African American students do well in school, and important progress has been made in increasing African American educational attainment over the past several decades. But significant gaps remain between current levels of achievement and the more equitable levels of college and career readiness needed.

Why is this the case? What education reform efforts does UNCF support to combat this issue and strengthen the college pipeline? >> Read More

Did You Know?

Students who take the recommended core curriculum of four years of English and three years each of mathematics, social studies, and science, are more likely to be ready for college or career than those who do not.—The Condition of College & Career Readiness 2015