#DegreesNYC

A Unified Citywide Vision for Higher Education

In New York City, college readiness, college enrollment, and degree attainment rates for black and Hispanic youth are lower than the overall city average and substantially lower than their white peers. City-wide, 57% of white adults have a bachelor’s degree compared to 22% of their black and 16% of their Hispanic counterparts.

The Goddard Riverside Options Center, Young Invincibles and Graduate NYC launched #DegreesNYC to address these gaps. Their goal is to engage all stakeholders to work toward a unified citywide vision for higher education … and to increase the number of young adults completing higher education and entering living wage jobs in NYC. Learn more about this effort on the #DegreesNYC website.