Graduation rates at the CSU are at record highs, due in part to Graduation Initiative 2025’s emphasis on equity. The initiative is the CSU’s determined effort to ensure that all students regardless of racial, ethnic or financial background have an equal opportunity to earn a college degree.
California State University’s ambitious initiative to increase graduation rates for all CSU students while eliminating opportunity and achievement gaps.
The CSU is thinking and acting differently to encourage innovation, remove barriers that impede student success and be more strategic about the way we serve students.
The CSU established five equity goals to prioritize success for all students, including those from underserved communities and who have been historically underrepresented in higher education.
Students share how the Graduation Initiative has transformed their experience on the path to graduation.
Access interactive tools to inform practices for the most successful academic programming.
Find useful tools and resources in support of graduation initiative best practices and student success.
The Graduation Initiative 2025 Symposium celebrates our remarkable efforts to uplift student success across the system. You can see this year’s agenda and livestream registration information here.
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