Proven Results: College Enrollment

AVID programs in every high school environment produce college-ready students at rates that far exceed national benchmarks.

Proven Results: Degree Completion

First-generation, low-income AVID alumni who go to college are four times more likely to graduate than their national peers.


of first-generation, low-income AVID college students graduate with a four-year degree within six years*

*Source: These data reflect records received from
National Student Clearinghouse, 2016–2018.
AVID Senior Data Collection, 2010–2012 [Electronic Database]


of peers nationally graduate within the same time frame**

**Source: Engle, J. & Tinto, V. (2008). Moving Beyond Access.
Washington, DC: The Pell Institute.

Proven Results: National and State Snapshots

AVID measures success by helping students who are traditionally underrepresented in higher education become college- and career-ready. Download our overall snapshot to see how AVID is impacting students nationally and in the states highlighted below.