Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Topics / Postsecondary Education

A high school education is not enough to compete in today’s global economy. Yet by age 30 most Americans have not earned a college degree or certificate. Our Postsecondary Success Strategy aims to dramatically increase the number of young adults who complete their postsecondary education, setting them up for success in the workplace and in life.

Learn more below and visit the program page for more details about our work in this area.

Equity, Empowerment, and Changing Lives through Higher Ed

Dan Greenstein spoke to the National Urban League about equity, empowerment, and changing lives through postsecondary education.

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It's time to better measure outcomes of a college education

A new op-ed from Dan Greenstein examines why we need to better measure outcomes of a college education.

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Colleges and Universities: Deliver Value and Measure

Bill Gates urged budget officers from the nation’s leading colleges to measure their own performance to ensure better student outcomes.

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Personalized Learning: A Piece of the Puzzle to College Completion

High-quality college courseware, where it is integrated effectively into the curriculum, can maintain or improve student learning outcomes while reducing costs.

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Pomp Amongst Circumstances: Celebrating and Supporting A New Kind of College Graduate

Dan Greenstein shares reflections on two mission-driven universities this commencement season.

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