Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Postsecondary Success

The People Behind Postsecondary Success

Francesca’s family’s journey from Italy to the U.S. gave her an acute awareness of the access to opportunities that education can provide.

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Next Generation Courseware Challenge

Digital courseware from our Next Generation Courseware Challenge improved many elements of the learning experience and ultimately improved postsecondary outcomes for low-income students and students of color. Learn more.

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Celebrating Innovation in Higher Ed

Congratulations to Indian River State College and Miami Dade College, both members of our Frontier Set, for being awarded the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence! The award recognizes colleges’ accessibility, completion, and student success after graduation.

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A Call For Partners

We are launching a search for intermediaries for scale – organizations that can support diverse institutions through the process of comprehensive change. We invite you to learn about the RFP process and consider responding.

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Areas of Focus



See the latest videos, speeches, and blog posts from the field so we can work together to ensure higher education is a bridge–not a barrier–to opportunity. View All Posts


Postsecondary Success Notes | What is college worth?

Friends, Today, more and more Americans are asking the question: What is college worth? All across the country, students and families want to know if that degree or certificate, which could cost them many thousands of dollars and leave them in debt for years, is still the most reliable path to a rewarding career and […]

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