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Graduation Initiative 2025


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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.


 

WHAT IS GRADUATION INITIATIVE 2025?

California State University’s ambitious initiative to increase graduation rates for all CSU students while eliminating opportunity and achievement gaps.

LEARN ABOUT THE INITIATIVE

HOW WE’RE IMPLEMENTING CHANGE

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.

SEE OUR PRIORITIES
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CLOSING THE EQUITY GAP

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.

See Our Equity G​oals and Priorities
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STORIES OF SUCCESS

Students share how the Graduation Initiative has transformed their experience on the path to graduation.

Read Their Stories

ANALҮZING THE DATA

Access interactive tools to inform practices for the most successful academic programming.

VIEW THE NUMBERS

RESOURCES

Find useful tools and resources in support of graduation initiative best practices and student success.

Find Resources
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GI 2025 CONVENING

The Graduation Initiative 2025 Convening celebrates our remarkable efforts to uplift student success across the system. Watch the recording from last year's gathering.​​

LEARN ABOUT THE CONVENING​​​
  

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