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This is not your average commencement ceremony. 159 College Possible Portland students are college-bound. Help us send them off at Launch! 2016, College Possible’s end-of-year celebration. After countless hours of studying for the ACT, over 1,000 college applications submitted and with acceptance letters coming in, it is time to celebrate each student’s hard work. We’ll celebrate […]


Only 43.5% of students who start high school in Oregon go on to enroll in college. We’re working to increase that number.

College Possible Portland is making college admission and success possible for more than 1,382 low-income Portland-area students. The organization expanded to Portland in 2012 and began serving students the following year. This school year, College Possible Portland is serving 382 high school students, more than 130 college students and 1,000 9th and 10th graders through college prep talks. Our high school students have an average GPA of 3.06 and 72% are students of color.

Through the generous support of local organizations, foundations and individuals, the program will continue to grow and help more low-income students achieve their dreams of a college degree.

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Executive Director

Julie Mancini

Julie Mancini
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College Possible Portland
532 SE Grand Avenue
Portland, OR 97214

Phone: 971-407-2960
Fax: 971-230-1970

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