College Possible Omaha is proud to have served 1,209 college students and 734 high school students in ten partner high schools for the 2018-2019 school year.
Some quick stats about our 2018-19 results:
- Nearly 2,000 students served in the Omaha metro area in 2018–19
- 734 in high school programs; 1,209 in college programs
- Our students report an average family income of less than $33,000
- About 80 percent are first-generation college students; 75 percent are students of color
- Juniors, on average, raised their ACT scores by 15%
- Seniors earned $2,272,514 in scholarships
- 98% of seniors earned admission to college
- For the class of 2017, 84% of College Possible first-year college students returned for their sophomore year.
- For the class of 2018, 89% of College Possible students enrolled in college for fall 2019, compared to the state average of 71% for all students, and only 57.5% for low-income graduates.*
College Possible Omaha was founded in 2011 and has expanded from serving two schools to ten.
* 2018 Nebraska Higher Education Progress Report: College Continuation Rates for Nebraska Public High School Graduates Based on NSC Data 2007-2008 through 2015-2016: Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Post-secondary Education