Only 9% of low-income students earn a Bachelor’s degree—compared to 77% of their high-income peers.
Most Dreamers are the first in their families to graduate college—77% do not have a parent or guardian with a 4 year degree.
Dreamers have consistent and long-term relationships that support their college and career aspirations and have access to social capital resources such as mentors and potential employers.
The majority of Dreamers come from low-income families, with 91% qualifying for free or reduced lunch.
College graduates earn, on average, an additional $1 Million in lifetime earnings.
Don’t just take our word for it… hear it from Dreamers!
"'I Have a Dream' and it's staff have been around for me for more than half of my lifetime and have had an integral role in molding me into who I am and who I wish to be."