Partnering to

Ensure Students Succeed


Shared Commitment

We collaborate with postsecondary institutions who share our commitment to ensuring all students have a real opportunity to earn a college degree. We look for partners who value the contributions OneGoal Fellows make on their campuses and who prioritize support for students from low-income communities, students of color, and first-generation students.

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Demonstrated Results

Our model has been rigorously evaluated and our Fellows and alumni are demonstrating every day that the degree divide can be solved. 88% of OneGoal high school graduates
enroll in a postsecondary institution and 79% of those persist one year after high school graduation.

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Why Work With OneGoal

Build your student pipeline

with a growing number of talented, diverse students driven to succeed in college, who have been focusing on academic and noncognitive skills and mindsets for two years.

Benefit from the deep, established relationships

OneGoal Fellows have built with their OneGoal teachers, who will continue to provide guidance and mentorship through the critical first year of college.

Strengthen your student retention work

through a collaborative partnership with OneGoal staff who will work with you to achieve joint goals and share insights, data and strategies.

How We Collaborate

We have a team of dedicated postsecondary experts who work with you to tailor our collaboration to your institution’s unique context.

  1. Engage with OneGoal high school students by hosting college fairs, campus visits, etc.

  2. Regular communication about student pipeline and support of Fellows on campus

  3. OneGoal point of contact for additional support of Fellows during freshman year

  4. Shared messaging to Fellows regarding support opportunities on campus

  5. Consultation with OneGoal postsecondary experts on retention strategies and goals for OneGoal Fellow and other first generation students on campus

Let’s work together

If you are interested in learning more about how your institution can get involved with OneGoal, please contact us.

Join Our List of Partners

We’re grateful for all of our post-secondary partners for their shared belief in students’ potential and their commitment to supporting students of color, students from low-income communities, and first-generation college-goers.

Chicago Postsecondary Partners


Arrupe College

City Colleges of Chicago Harold Washington College

City Colleges of Chicago Harry S. Truman College

City Colleges of Chicago Kennedy-King College

City Colleges of Chicago Malcolm X College

City Colleges of Chicago Olive-Harvey College

City Colleges of Chicago Richard J. Daley College

City Colleges of Chicago Wilbur Wright College

Columbia College Chicago

DePaul University

Dominican University

Elmhurst College

Illinois State University

National Louis University

North Park University

Northern Illinois University

Quincy University

Robert Morris University Illinois

Saint Xavier University

University of Illinois at Chicago

University of Illinois at Springfield

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Western Illinois University

Year Up Chicago

Houston Postsecondary Partners


Blinn College

Lone Star College System

Sam Houston State University

Texas Southern University

Texas Tech University

University of Houston

University of Houston - Downtown

Massachusetts Postsecondary Partners


Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology

Bridgewater State University

Bunker Hill Community College

Framingham State University

Northern Essex Community College

Quincy College

Salem State University

University of Massachusetts Amherst

University of Massachusetts Boston

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

New York Postsecondary Partners


CUNY Queens College

CUNY Guttman Community College

CUNY Bernard M. Baruch College

CUNY Hunter College

“It is in our power to make a change and make a difference. Not just incrementally, but by tripling and quadrupling our graduation rates in a 10-year period.”

Dr. Tim Renick

VP for Enrollment Management + Student Success
Georgia State University
OneGoal – Atlanta Board Member

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