55 by ‘25 is a community-action campaign coordinated by Hawai‘i P-20 Partnerships for Education that raises awareness about the importance of a postsecondary education.
Together We Can!
Let’s collaborate and build clearer pathways to better prepare students for college and career success.
Our goal: to have 55% of working age adults hold a 2- or 4-year college degree by the year 2025!
Current College Degree Attainment Rate: 46.3%
Number of Hawai‘i Residents with a Postsecondary Certificate with Economic Value
IS EARNING A COLLEGE DEGREE
Research says it is.
The “Next Steps to Your Future” initiative is reaching out to 10,000 graduating high school seniors to engage students in transitioning to post-high plans for career. The initiative connects soon-to-be-graduates to postsecondary education, training and or employment through free summer advising and UHCC Summer Exploration classes.
There are many changes happening related to college admissions in Hawai‘i. University of Hawai‘i is extending their Fall 2020 application deadlines to August 1. Read more
Hawaiʻi continues to make progress toward its goal of having 55 percent of working age adults (ages 25-64) with a two-or four-year college degree by the year 2025 to meet the stateʻs workforce needs of the future. The current percent of college degree holders in Hawai‘i is 46.3%, up 1.4 percent from 2017.