Why is college important?
In today’s society, a college degree is becoming almost a necessity in order to earn a living wage. Not only do college degree holders earn more money early in their careers, but college graduates earn over $1 million more over their lifetime than those with just a high school diploma.
Don’t let these typical excuses keep you from pursuing your dream of a college degree:
#1 in College Readiness
Uplift is more effectively preparing scholars for college than surrounding districts serving similar student populations.
Source: TEA TAPR 2018. College Readiness is defined as meeting TSI Criteria
Did You Know?
of living wage jobs in D/FW require at least a 2-year college degree.
more likely for those with only a high school degree.
College grads ages 24-32 earn
more per year on average.
Uplift graduates earn a college degree at
the national average.