Increasing Success for Low-Income Students

UCI has been ranked as the number one school in the nation for outreach to low-income students, and over half of new freshmen are Pell grant recipients. Yet, for low-income students, getting into college is only half the story. Once at UCI, instructors play an important role in supporting low-income students on their journey to graduation. The following are some steps to help create classrooms that empower and engage low-income students:

The following links provide more information on increasing success for low-income students:

What Colleges Can Do Right Now to Help Low-Income Students Succeed

What it Means to be a Self-Regulated Learner

Raising the Graduation Rates of Low-Income College Students (PDF)


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