Our Mission

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.

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Our goal: to have 55% of working age adults hold a 2- or 4-year college degree by the year 2025!

Our Progress

46%

55 BY ’25 GOAL

Current College Degree Attainment Rate: 46.3%

DEGREES AWARDED

Degrees Awarded in Hawai‘i in 2017

CERTIFICATES ATTAINED

Number of Hawai‘i Residents with a Postsecondary Certificate with Economic Value

MEDIAN EARNINGS

Median Earnings for Hawai‘i Adult Civilian Workers with a Bachelor’s Degree

84%

GRADUATION RATE

HIDOE HS Graduation Rate: 84%

55%

COLLEGE ENROLLMENT

HIDOE College Enrollment Rate: 55%

55 BY ’25 DASHBOARD

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IS EARNING A COLLEGE DEGREE

WORTH IT?

Research says it is.

Latest News

More Hawai‘i Residents Hold a College Degree

More Hawai‘i Residents Hold a College Degree

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.
College is Within Reach

College is Within Reach

Schools are encouraging more seniors to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). As of June 28, the statewide FAFSA completion rate was 62% - an increase of two percentage points over the previous year.
Statewide FAFSA Rates Are Increasing

Statewide FAFSA Rates Are Increasing

Schools are encouraging more seniors to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). As of June 28, the statewide FAFSA completion rate was 62% - an increase of two percentage points over the previous year.