About Us

The 10,000 Degrees Model




16,000+ Students & Families Reached

Who We Support

No GPA or test score required, just your potential. Equity is core to our mission.

from Low-Income Backgrounds
50 %
Black, Indigenous, Latine & People of Color
50 %
First in Family to College
50 %

How We're Different

We believe in the potential of all students

  • No GPA or test score requirement
  • Wraparound support to and through college
  • Extensive scholarship and financial aid program
  • Near-peer mentors to support students
  • Dedicated support for community college students

What We Do

Support to, through, and beyond college

  • Foster a college-going culture
  • Support students to and through 2- and 4-year college pathways
  • Assist with college and financial aid applications
  • Provide scholarships and free financial aid management
  • Mentor throughout the college success journey
  • Provide career and graduate school readiness and support

How We Do It

Equity-focused, student-centered, and strength-based

  • Near-peer coaching
  • Embedded on campuses & virtually
  • Community, high school & post-secondary partnerships
  • Campus practitioner workshops & training

8 Bay Area Counties:

Marin, Sonoma, San Francisco, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Contra Costa, Napa, & Lake County + Utah