College & Alumni Program (CAP)
Why CAP Matters
Just 9% of low-income students will have a college degree by age 24.
(The Pell Institute, Indicators of Higher Education Equity in the United States: 45 Year Trend Report, 2015)
81% of CAP and CAP Bay Area students are the first in their family to attend college and 83% are low income.
More than 600 CAP students are enrolled in college this year.
Success with CAP
86% of CAP students are on track to earn their college degree within six years.
On average, CAP students borrowed no more than $473 in loans during the 2017-2018 school year, which is 93% less than the national average of $7,270 in loans borrowed annually by undergraduates. (CollegeBoard, Trends in Student Aid 2017)
216 CAP alumni; with over 30 master’s degrees.
Here are just a few of the colleges and universities that our students attend:
- University of California, Berkeley
- University of California, Los Angeles
- Harvard University
- Stanford University
- San Francisco State University
- Contra Costa College
- Sacramento State
- College of Marin