Transforming Lives through
Postsecondary Education Equity
St. Louis Graduates is a collaborative network of K-12 and higher education, youth serving non-profit organizations, business and philanthropy committed to eliminating equity gaps in postsecondary educational attainment for low-income students and Black students.
What We Do
St. Louis Graduates is proud to be designated as a Talent Hub by Lumina Foundation and Kresge Foundation.
Why It Matters
Two-thirds of all jobs require a certificate
or degree beyond high school.
There are significant disparities in who has the training and education to access well-paying jobs and career pathways.
in degrees between
African Americans and the population overall.
of the lowest income students complete a degree compared to 62% of those from the wealthiest families.