There are over 400,000 foster youth and 1.46 million first-generation college students in America. Through no fault of their own, they don’t have the same access to support or opportunities that their peers do.
Only 3% of foster youth will graduate from college.
Only 11% of first-generation students will graduate college.
The three outcomes pictured above are specific to foster youth.
1Source: ( 2007) Our Children: Emancipating Foster Youth | Cities, Counties, and School Partnership